WMU News

Collegium Musicum concert features guest soloist

Nov. 4, 2000

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's early music ensemble, Collegium Musicum, will present its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 16, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. Admission is free.

The concert will feature guest soloist John Robison, professor of musicology and director of early music ensembles at the University of South Florida. Robison is an accomplished lute player, baroque oboist, and recorder player. He will perform solos on each of these instruments and will join with the 12-member Collegium in performances of lute songs, madrigals, consort lessons, and trio sonatas.

Composers represented on the program include Handel, Telemann, Corelli, Monteverdi, John Dowland, William Byrd, and Orlando di Lasso. Collegium members will play an array of instruments including viols, recorders, and hapsichords.

Media contact: Kevin West; 616 387-4678; kevin.west@wmich.edu

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