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Thompson, Pearson joining together for clarinet, piano recital

Shannon Thompson

Western Carolina University clarinetist Shannon Thompson and pianist Lillian Pearson will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the recital hall of the Coulter Building on the WCU campus.

The performance is free and open to the public. The program of German romantic music features Brahms’s “Sonata in Eb Major” and other works by Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Draeseke and Norbert Burgmüller.

Lillian Pearson

A member of both the Asheville and Hendersonville symphony orchestras, Thompson has performed throughout the U.S. as a recitalist and chamber musician. Pearson’s musical career includes solo orchestral appearances with the Jacksonville and Asheville symphonies, the Breckenridge Festival Orchestra, the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra, National Chamber Players and the Brandenburg Ensemble.

For more information about the performance, call the WCU School of Music at 828-227-7242.

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