Patchwork will appear in concert in Pealer Recital Hall on Friday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. The program will feature classical selections for piano, Broadway love songs, and traditional folk music selections by musicians Joan DeVee Dixon, Greg Latta, Suzi Mills, Jeff Ward and guitarists Chris Alexander and Jeff Klinetob.
Selections by Dr. Dixon will include "Rhapsody on the Theme by Paganini" by Rachmaninoff, "Rhapsody in Blue" by Gershwin, and "Satin Doll" by Duke Ellington. Selections by Dr. Mills will include "I Will Always Love You," and an original composition, "Hopeless." The ensemble musicians will perform several pieces, including "Some Enchanted Evening" by Rodgers & Hammerstein, "How Sweet It Is" by James Taylor, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" by Elton John and "Love Changes Everything" by A.L. Webber.
Tickets are $15 and benefit the FSU Piano Festival. There will be a wine and cheese reception beginning at 7:15 p.m. on Friday night. There will be afternoon coffee/tea and dessert beginning at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday.
There will also be a display of quilts during the show from the Stitch 'n Time quilting program at the Minimum Security Federal Prison Camp in Cumberland. It is a community service project sponsored by the School House Quilters Guild, whose volunteers teach inmates the craft of quilting using donated materials. The inmate's first quilt is donated to a children's hospital or family crisis center. The program is in its fourth year and more than 100 quilts have been donated in the area.
For information about the concert or to reserve tickets, call (301) 687-4115 or make check payable to FSU Foundation-Piano Festival and mail to Dr. Joan DeVee Dixon, Division of Performing Arts, FSU, Frostburg, MD 21532. All tickets will be held at the door.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.