Serebryany, Herrick perform for Huntingdon concert series
Montgomery, Ala. — The Huntingdon College Faculty Recital Series will offer a performance by Dr. Dennis Herrick, trumpet, and Dr. Vadim Serebryany, piano, in a concert of "Stolen Music," Thursday, October 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The program will feature works
that have been adapted for performance on trumpet and piano, including a
selection of songs from Georges Bizet's "Carmen" and Handel's operas,
an aria by Giacomo Puccini, three arias written by Giuseppi Verdi, and a
violin solo written by Franz Schubert. The concert is free and open to the public.
a professor of music and member of the Huntingdon faculty since
1988, performs as principal trumpet with the Montgomery Symphony;
first trumpet and founder of Capital City Brassworks; and first
trumpet for Magnolia Brass; and has performed with Capitol Sounds
Concert Band. He studied at Eastman School of Music and North
Texas State University. He retired from the Huntingdon full-time faculty earlier this year.
Serebryany joined the Huntingdon faculty
in 2008 and has performed on national and international stages as
a solo piano artist, with symphonies, and in chamber ensembles.
He holds degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto),
the Juilliard School, and Yale University.
Huntingdon College, grounded in the
Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is
committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to
graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing
world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts
college. Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S.
News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton
Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon
has for three years been recognized on the President's Higher
Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the
National Register of Historic Places. Washington Monthly,
which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the
public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate
colleges. Huntingdon's music program offers a major in music with
concentrations in voice or instrumental music or worship
leadership, and a major in P–12 music education, with teaching
certification in choral or instrumental music.
Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series programs are
sponsored by Baptist Health.