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Instructor headlines Feb. 10 vocal recital

Tenor Jonathan Ng. Photo courtesy of PCC

Tenor Jonathan Ng.
Photo courtesy of PCC

The Pima Community College music department will host a vocal concert featuring faculty member Jonathan Ng on Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall on the West Campus.
Ng, a tenor, will perform art songs by Beethoven, “Bel Canto” (beautiful singing) repertoire from George Frideric Handel’s oratorios and operas, and music by Renaissance composers performed by a male quartet.
Countertenor Jose “Chach” Snook, tenor Stephen Warner and bass Darryl King will join Ng in the male quartet.
Soprano Krista Flora and pianist Suzanne Eanes will also perform.
Ng is known internationally as well as locally. He teaches studio voice while being the director of the PCC Chorale and College Singers. He is also conducts the Arizona Choral Society and is director of music at Catalina United Methodist Church.
Recital tickets are $6, with discounts available.
For ticket information, call the box office at 206-6986 or email centerforthearts@pima.edu.
Information can also be found at pima.edu/cfa.

Novelist reading set at Downtown Campus

Author Meg Files will read from her new novel, “The Third Law of Motion,” on Feb. 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the Downtown Campus Writing Center (LB-140).
Files, chair of the Pima Community College West Campus English and journalism department, has published a variety of short stories, poems and novels in addition to nonfiction pieces.
Her works include “Meridian 144,” “Home is the Hunter and Other Stories,” and “The Love Hunter and Other Poems.”
Files received a Bread Loaf Fellowship and the James Thurber Writer-in-Residence at Ohio State University and was the recent subject of an Arizona Daily Star profile.
Light refreshments and conversation will follow the reading of “The Third Law of Motion.”
For information, contact Shelly Dorsey at 206-7045 or visit megfiles.com.

– Compiled by Bruce Hardt

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