Robert Lynn offers faculty recital on cello

Robert LynnDr. Robert Lynn, lecturer of music at Manchester University, is offering a faculty recital on cello.

The performance is 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in the Wine Recital Hall on the North Manchester campus.

Lynn holds degrees in music performance from William Jewell College, Truman State University and Ball State University. He is a student of Jean Hassel and Karen Becker, and studied continuo with Les Mengel. Lynn has played cello throughout the central United States, from Indiana to Colorado. He currently serves as principal cellist with the Manchester Symphony Orchestra. He especially enjoys playing chamber music, and often performs with duo partner violinist and pianist Elizabeth Smith.

Lynn has served as adjunct faculty at Manchester since 2001, teaching a variety of classes as needed, including music theory, music history, form and analysis, and applied cello studies. He is married to Dr. Debra Lynn, director of choral and vocal studies at MU; the Lynns live in North Manchester.

The April 12 performance includes Rafah Crossing for cello and fixed media composed by Tim Reed, MU Music Department chair. Other repertoire includes pieces by François Couperin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leo Ornstein and Paul Bazelaire.

Elizabeth Smith, instructor of theory, violin and piano at Huntington University, will be assisting Robert Lynn on piano.

April 2, 2015

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