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Middle Ages to Modern Ages Music Concert April 7

4/1/2013

Roberto Capocchi, Carol Redman, André Garcia-Nuthmann

Roberto Capocchi, left, Carol Redman and André Garcia-Nuthmann will perform April 7 in the Margaret Kennedy Alumni Hall. 

Las Vegas, NM -  The New Mexico Highlands University Department of Music presents a concert From the Middle Ages to Modern Ages: Music for Flute, Guitar and Voice April 7 at 3 p.m.

Flutist Carol Redman, guitarist Roberto Capocchi, and tenor vocalist André Garcia-Nuthmann will present musical selections from different periods that include renaissance and medieval dance music, baroque music by Johann Sebastian Bach, romantic music by Ferdinando Carulli, American folk music, Argentinian tangos, and more. 

The music was selected to illustrate that the lives, loves and losses of humankind are universal, crossing borders, boundaries, centuries and cultures.

The concert will be in the Margaret Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave. Admission is $5.

Redman is a Grammy nominated flutist who plays principal flute for Santa Fe Pro Musica. She has performed with many other regional music organizations, and is a former member of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and New Mexico Symphony. Redman has also performed in music festivals and concert series across the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe. She teaches at the New Mexico School for the Arts in Santa Fe.

Capocchi is a music faculty member who teaches guitar. He has performed classical guitar throughout his native Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Canada and Belgium. In New Mexico, Capocchi has performed with the Santa Fe Opera, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Santa Fe Pro Musica, and more. Capocchi earned his Ph.D. in music from the University of New Mexico and also teaches music at UNM, the United World College – USA, and more. He is a member of the Performance Advisory Board of the College Music Society.

García-Nuthmann directs the university’s choral and vocal program in the Department of Music. He is a well-known tenor soloist in New Mexico, including numerous performances with the Santa Fe Symphony, Canticum Novum Chorus and Orchestra in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Opera, and Santa Fe Community Orchestra. Internationally, García-Nuthmann has performed as a guest soloist twice in the legendary Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, including the 2009 festival where his Highlands University Choir also performed and was named Choir in Residence. He earned his Ph.D. in vocal performance from Arizona State University.



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