Clarke Senior Composition Recitals Presented This Weekend
Two Clarke University seniors will present their Senior Composition recitals this weekend. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.Adam O’Dell will present his recital on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Jansen Music HallAdam is a senior music major with an emphasis in composition. His works have been performed in 12 states, the District of Columbia, and in Brazil. He is a licensed through PARMA Licensing and Recording in Portsmouth, N.H., published through Alliance Publications Inc. in Sinsinawa, Wis., and has won awards from MakeMusic Inc., the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, and the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. His music has been recorded by Navona records, and distributed by Naxos.The recital will feature six of Adam’s original compositions, five of which will be world premieres, which represent a cross-section of work from his undergraduate career.Timothy Gelhaus will present his recital on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall.Tim’s recital will be composed of original works written during Tim’s period of study at Clarke. Tim recently returned from a semester abroad in Kagoshima, Japan, where he also presented a recital featuring original compositions. Tim’s works have been performed multiple times in Japan, and have also been performed throughout the Midwest.