February 2, 2000
VITERBO FACULTY RECITAL ON FEB. 6 IS FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC
LA CROSSE, Wis.—Viterbo will be hosting a faculty recital, "Jean Saladino and Friends," on Sunday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
The recital is free and open to the public. Saladino, a soprano, will sing works by poets Goethe, Schulze, Schubart, Gautier, Sitwell, along with an elegy by Fauré and a song from the opera "Goyescas." Pianists Carol Rhodes, Viterbo music professor, and Judy Stafslien, Viterbo Preparatory School of Arts will accompany her. Guest performer Dr. Julie McGinnis, a cellist and assistant professor of music theory at Drake University in Des Moines, will be highlighted during the evening’s performance of "Roumanian Folk Dances" by Bartók.
Saladino is in her second year as a music instructor at Viterbo. She has previous teaching experience at various colleges and universities in Wisconsin, Florida, South Dakota, and California. In 1968, she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University and, in 1984, her Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Florida State University. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honorarium, and the American Choral Directors Association.
In addition to being a professor at Drake University, guest performer McGinnis is an active recitalist and chamber musician. She has performed extensively in the U.S., Germany, Israel, Austria, Mexico, and South Korea.