Frostburg State University Music Department’s Student Recital Series presents senior Ryan Bowie performing a tenor recital at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, in FSU’s Performing Arts Center Pealer Recital Hall. Bowie will be accompanied by guest pianist Betty Jane Phillips.
Bowie is pursuing a degree in music-vocal performance and theatre-acting with a minor in French. He is expected to graduate in May. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the FSU Chamber Choir, FSU University Chorale and Alpha Psi Omega. Bowie has been seen in many stage roles at FSU and has continued his stage work professionally with the Seagle Music Colony in New York for the past four summers. He will be starting his professional career this summer in the new film “The Time of Their Lives” and will also be playing the role of Ryan in Disney’s “High School Musical” at the Maples Repertory Company. Bowie will be moving to New York City in the fall to continue his career and training
His program will begin with “Let us Garlands Bring,” a piece by Gerald Finzi that takes sonnets by William Shakespeare and sets them to music. His program also includes Stephen Sondheim’s “Evening Promise” that features a guest performance by FSU junior Mallory Smith. Bowie will also perform pieces by Rodger Quilter, Kurt Weill, Frank Loesser, Jerry Brock and Leonard Bernstein.
His performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact FSU’s Department of Music at 301-687-4109.
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