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Michael Stephenson & Mark Hopper

Michael Stephenson, Saxophonist

with Mark Hopper, Pianist

Music at McGregor Performance Series

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 - 8 PM

Michael Stephenson, saxophonist, and Mark Hopper, pianist, will perform an evening of extraordinary Classical, Jazz and light Classical music.  

Michael is the Coordinator of Music and Drama at Pitt Community College in Winterville, N.C., and a founding member of the New Century Saxophone Quartet. The Henderson native is also a former faculty member of Vance-Granville (N.C.) Community College, starting the Vance-Granville Community Band.

Mark is the Minister of Music and Organist at the First Baptist Church in Henderson,  the Vice President of the McGregor Hall Board of Directors and a director with the Henderson Rec Players. He will be playing the piano and a 1972 Zuckermann harpsichord. 

For more information about tickets to this program, call the Box Office at (252) 598-0662.

 Saxophonist Michael Stephenson (left) and Pianist Mark Hopper

Saxophonist Michael Stephenson (left) and Pianist Mark Hopper

PROGRAM LINE-UP:

Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017 (J. S. Bach)
Oblivion (Astor Piazzolla)
LIbertango (Astor Piazzolla)
Gymnopédie No. 1 (Erik Satie)
“Meditation” from Thaïs (Jules Massenet)
Fantaisie for Soprano Saxophone and Piano (Jean-Baptiste Singelée)
(Intermission)
Aria (Eugene Bozza)
Scaramouche, Op. 165b (Darius Milhaud)
     III - Brazilieiria
Sonata, Opus 19 (Paul Creston)
     II - with tranquility
     III - with gaiety
From Down by the Riverside (Daniel Kallman)
     The Water Is Wide
     Down by the Riverside
     Joshua Fit the Battle
Rumba (Maurice Whitney)

Earlier Event: April 14
Rod of God Comedy
Later Event: May 11
Terrance & Tiffany Brown