Classical Saxophonist Launches Fall Lyceum Series

Siloam Springs, Ark (September 5, 2001) — Thursday evening, September 27, 2001, Stan Morris opens John Brown University’s Fall Lyceum Series with the rich, sonorous sounds of classical saxophone. Morris' recital begins at 7:30 in the Jones Recital hall on the JBU campus. Admission is free.

Mr. Morris will perform a variety of musical styles and chamber music selections from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods along with original works written specifically for the saxophone. Throughout his performance, the musician will discuss the music performed and provide historical information about the composers presented.

The guest artist is the resident saxophonist at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and is currently listed in the Arkansas Arts on Tour program of the Arkansas Arts Council. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe in performances of solo and chamber music for the saxophone. Morris has performed with world-renowned saxophonists and has had the distinguished honor of premiering new works for the saxophone quartet with the Rascher Quartet.

Assisting Mr. Morris will be Mary Scott Spry on the piano and Barrett Hipes, saxophonist. This program is supported in part by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of more than 1,600 students from 46 states and 30 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.