Classical Music Concert featuring students from the KU School of Music.
Program includes works by:
Handel, Donaudy, Debussy, Strauss, Gordon, Nawrot
Neal Long, tenor, is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Voice at the University of Kansas where he studies with Dr. Genaro Méndez. Recent operatic roles include Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte, King Kaspar in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Donald in Gallantry, and the title role in Candide. A new music enthusiast, Neal has worked with many composers and premiered several works. Neal is active in the greater Kansas City area as a freelance musician and educator.
Alejandro Avila, pianist, was born in Asuncion, Paraguay. He received his Bachelor of Music degree at São Paulo State University in Brazil and his Master of Music degree from Central Michigan University. He is a first-year DMA student at the University of Kansas and studies with Dr. Michael Kirkendoll. Alejandro recently placed second at the 2017 Kansas Music Teachers’ Association graduate honors competition and was selected to perform on the KU Graduate Honors Recital. In his free time, he likes to run and cook.