Wednesday March 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm
Faculty Symposium featuring Dr. Martha Braswell, Lynne Brandt and Fran Koiner
LOCATION: Monte Blue Music Building (C5) - Corbin Hall
“In Concert with Bach and Handel”
Wednesday 1:30 pm-2:00 pm C-5.151 (Corbin Recital Hall)
Music Department Professors Lynne Brandt, Fran Koiner and Dr. Martha Braswell will present a composition by each composer, Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederich Handel. The concert will feature San Jacinto College’s Kennedy 2002 Harpsichord, flute, recorder and cello in the presentation of Bach’s E Minor (BWV 1034) and Handel’s A Minor Concerto (HWV 362.) The program will be 30 minutes in length. Performance will be held in the Jan Corbin Recital Hall.
Bio: Professor Lynne Brandt has taught at San Jacinto College since 2010 and is currently serving as professor of flute and theory on Central campus. Mrs. Brandt has previously taught at College of the Mainland, Alvin Community College, Brazosport College, and Texas Christian University. She received a Bachelor of Music from Texas Christian University and a Master of Music from the University of North Texas. Mrs. Brandt studied flute with Dr. Cynthia Folio and Professor Karen Adrian. Lynne frequently performs, accompanies, and teaches clinics in the Houston area.
Martha Braswell is Professor of Music at San Jacinto College Central Campus, teaching courses in Music Theory and Ear Training, piano, and organ. She came to San Jacinto in 2004 after retiring from a career in church music. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Piano Performance from Texas A & M at Commerce, and a Doctor of Education with a minor in Piano pedagogy from the University of Georgia. In addition, Dr. Braswell has studied at the University of Oklahoma with Celia Mae Bryant and at the University of South Carolina with Dr. Max Camp. Dr. Braswell’s research area is in the performance of Baroque music and in techniques of piano pedagogy. Dr. Braswell is well-known in the area as an adjudicator, performer, and specialist in college preparation for students interested in music as a career. She is an active performer and will be featured in two upcoming organ recitals in the area.