February 25, 2016: Anne
Gross, who has been praised for her exquisite tone, excellent
breath control and enjoyable stage presence, will perform a guest recital on
Tuesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall on the Clarke University
Gross will be accompanied by Clarke
Assistant Professor Music Jeremy Mims on the piano. Admission is free.
Gross has taught voice at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music,
the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance (graduate student
instructor), Spring Arbor University, and Eastern Mennonite University. She is
currently an assistant professor of music at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown,
Pa. Gross also chairs the voice department at Belvoir Terrace, a performing
arts camp for girls ages 8-16, located near Tanglewood in the Berkshire
Mountains of western Massachusetts.
Gross has sung solo recitals on concert series in Michigan,
Louisiana, Virginia, Washington, D.C, Massachusetts and Ohio and has been a
favorite soloist with the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. Her international
career includes performances in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Czech Republic,
Germany, Spain and Havana, Cuba, where she performed music of Jose Maria
Vitier, accompanied by the composer.
Mims has appeared on national and
international concert and opera stages as a conductor, collaborative pianist,
violinist and a tenor chorister.
For more information, contact the Clarke University
Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.
Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences
university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their
workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40
undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree
program and six graduate degree programs. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters
of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi
River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in