Reed, Sigler to give faculty recital on Feb. 9
ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Department of Music will present a faculty recital by Thomas Reed with Shitong Sigler on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall at the Center for the Arts (331 College Ave.).
Reed plays the clarinet and saxophone, while Sigler is a pianist. The recital will consist of Francis Poulenc’s “Sonata for Clarinet,” William Grant Still’s “Romance,” Pedro Iturralde’s “Pequena Czardas” and Johannes Brahms’ “Sonata in E-flat.”
Reed is a professor of music at AU and received the university’s Excellence in Scholarship award in 2012. He is a member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra and the Ashland Symphony Orchestra, and also has performed extensively with the Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Chamber Symphony and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra.
Sigler is a faculty member at AU, as well as The College of Wooster. A versatile pianist, she has performed in various chamber music settings as the principal keyboardist for The Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra.
Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.