FMU to present Graham, Goodwin in concert on Oct. 31
FLORENCE – Francis Marion University will present clarinetist Doug Graham and pianist Winifred Goodwin in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Kassab Recital Hall in the Hyman Fine Arts Center on the FMU campus. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and admission is free.
Graham is a professor of clarinet at the University of South Carolina. He is principal clarinetist of the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, and is frequently heard as a soloist with that organization. In addition to many chamber music and jazz performances on the USC campus, Graham has been featured soloist with the South Carolina Chamber Orchestra, the USC Symphony Orchestra, the USC Conductor’s Institute Orchestra, the Spartanburg Symphony, the Hendersonville, N.C. Symphony, and the USC Symphonic Bands. An active studio, jazz, and commercial musician, Graham is a member of the Dick Goodwin Jazz Quintet, the USC Faculty Jazz Group, and the Columbia Jazz Society House Band.
Goodwin has been principal keyboardist of the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra since 1982, performing on piano, celesta, harpsichord, and synthesizer. She has been a featured soloist, is a founding member of the Carolina Chamber Players and is in constant demand as chamber musician, orchestral player and accompanist. In addition to the standard repertory, she specializes in new music and has premiered many works including several by composer/husband Gordon (Dick) Goodwin. She holds two degrees in piano performance from the University of South Carolina where she now serves as staff accompanist in the School of Music.
The program will include selections by Gerald Finzi, Johannes Brahms, Leonard Bernstein and Carl Maria von Weber.
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