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Sept. 29, 2006

Flutist From University Of Nebraska Will Give UI Guest Recital Oct. 8

John Bailey, the Richard H. Larson Professor of Flute at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and principal flute of the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, will present a guest recital at the University of Iowa School of Music, at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct 8, in Harper Hall of the Voxman Music Building.

Bailey will appear with pianist Catalina Teican, a doctoral student in the UI School of Music and member of the faculty at the Preucil School of Music in Iowa City. Their recital will be free and open to the public.

Bailey's appearance is also sponsored by the Eastern Iowa Flute Association (EIFA). He will be the guest artist for EIFA's High School Flute Day, earlier in the day at the UI. For complete information on Bailey's schedule, including his master classes, see

The complete recital program will comprise five works:

-- "Come Into My Garden" for solo flute by John La Montaine, composed in 1978;

-- "Aus der Tierwelt" (From the animal kingdom), op. 57a by Theodor Blumer;

-- "Parable" for alto flute solo, op. 100, by American composer Vincent Persichetti;

-- "Fantasy on the opera 'Jean de Nivelle' by Leo Delibes," by Paul Taffanel; and

-- "Medieval Suite," composed in 1986 by Katherine Hoover.

Bailey has appeared many times as a concerto soloist with the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as recitalist at universities and cities in the United States and abroad, including Potsdam, Leipzig, Dresden, Munich, London, Manchester, Milan and Chicago (Dame Myra Hess series). He also plays with the Moran Woodwind Quintet of the University of Nebraska, which has toured throughout the Midwest and recorded thee CDs for the Crystal label. For more information, see:

A native of Romania, Teican holds degrees from the University of Music in Bucharest and from Bowling Green State University. She is a prize-winner in multiple national and international competitions including the Dinu Lipatti and Mihail Jora competitions. While at BGSU, she won the 33rd annual Concerto Competition and received First Place in the Ohio Collegiate Level Competition of the Music Teachers National Association. Catalina has also been recognized for her achievements as a chamber musician and accompanist.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. You may visit the UI School of Music web site at

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