Oct. 27, 2010
Tenor Blaine Hendsbee, associate professor at the University of Lethbridge in Canada, and pianist Jonathan Sokasits, professor of piano at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., will present a joint recital at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave., on the Morningside campus. The recital is free and open to the public.
Hendsbee has performed with many Canadian opera companies and has a repertoire of more than 60 roles, which span the entire operatic repertoire. He is recognized for his interpretations of 20th century operas and for his portrayals of the great character tenor roles in the standard operatic literature.
Sokasits is active performing in solo, duo, and chamber recitals. He is a member of the artists’ rosters for the Nebraska Arts Council Touring Artists Program and the Heartland Arts Fund/Mid-America Arts Alliance, and is a regular presenter at state, regional, and national conventions of professional organizations such as the Music Teachers National Association and the College Music Society.
The recital is sponsored by the Morningside College Music Department and the Morningside College Campus Events Series.