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Faculty Artist Series Presents a Composition Recital by Nancy Cobb Lippens

September 28, 2011

Nancy Cobb Lippens, Indiana State University School of Music's director will present a recital of her original compositions Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Hall Theater.

The works included on the concert span about 27 years of Cobb Lippens's writing, which she publishes under the pen name Nancy Hill Cobb. The most recently composed work on the program, "Three Psalms," a choral work based on three Psalms for solo voice in a chamber setting, will have its premiere performance by School of Music Faculty David Mannell, tenor; Kurt Fowler, cello; and Martha Krasnican, piano.

Cobb Lippens describes the concert has having, "A lot of variety in instrumental and vocal combinations." The musicians that will take the stage are also varied with the Terre Haute Children's Choir performing "Cantate Domino," Indiana State University Sycamore Singers delivering "In the Beginning" and "Blessing" and 12 faculty members from the School of Music performing a variety of compositions.

Admission to the event is free and attendance by campus and community members is encouraged. For more information, contact the School of Music at 812-237-2771.

Nancy Cobb Lippens

Contact: Nancy Cobb Lippens, director, School of Music, Indiana State University, 812-237-2771 or

Writer: RaneighPrall, arts promotion assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University,