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Flute, Cello, and Piano Trio Trillium to Perform at R-MWC


    LYNCHBURG, VA. Trillium, a flute, cello, and piano trio, comprised of three area musicians, will present a recital featuring the works of Rachmaninoff, Schubert, Dutilleux, and von Weber at 7:00PM on September 11 in Presser Recital Hall on the campus to Randolph-Macon Woman's College. The event is free and open to the public.

Pianist Rebecca McNutt, a professor of music at Sweet Briar College and a founding member of Trillium, has appeared as a guest soloist with more than twenty orchestras, including the Houston, Wichita, and Oklahoma City Symphonies and has performed recitals throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She holds a doctorate from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.

Flutist Alycia Hugo attained her Master of Music in Flute Performance at the New England Conservatory in Boston. She has studied with members of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston and Phoenix Symphonies, and achieved national recognition for her performances of twentieth century music at conventions of the National Flute Association. She is currently principal flutist for the Lynchburg and Roanoke Symphony Orchestras and the Opera Roanoke Orchestra and teaches flute performance at Liberty University.

Cellist Peter Worford teaches cello at Sweet Briar College and studies with Robert Newkirk, the principal cellist of the Kennedy Center Orchestra. Mr. Worford also plays with the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra.

Founded in 1891, Randolph-Macon Woman's College is one of the premier women's colleges in the country, ranking among the top ten percent of all colleges and universities nationwide in the percentage of its graduates who go on to earn Ph.D's. The College is also a member of the International 50 -- the top 50 schools in the U.S. whose graduates are most likely to pursue internationally oriented careers.

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations