Guest Duo Brazilian Music Concert
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the EFA Building’s Eldon Black Recital Hall and is open free to the public. Badgerow will perform on piano accompanied by Box on tenor and soprano saxophone.
Their program of music by Brazilian composers will include:
- “Seis Prelúdios” By Francisco Mignone
- “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4” by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria” (Cantilena) by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- Selections from “Ciclo Brasileiro” by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- “Girl from Ipanema” by Antonio Carlos Jobim
- Selection From “Saudades do Brazil” by Darius Mihaud
- “Valse Élégante Serenada Humorística” by Francisco Mignone
- “Gingado De Bibi” by Paulo Gondim
- “Chors No. 1” by Heitor Villa-Lobos
- “Congada” by Francisco Mignone
An associate professor of music at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, Badgerow is a champion of Latin-American piano music. He has performed as a soloist throughout the U.S., as well as at the Joaquín Rodrigo Conference in El Paso and the Southwest Council of Latin American Studies Conference in Mexico. Most recently, he performed and lectured in Salvador, Brazil. He has also performed and lectured at prestigious conferences for the Music Teachers National Association, National Conference of Keyboard Pedagogy and College Music Society. He previously served on the music faculty at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. He holds at Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Box is the director of fine arts at two Lubbock nonprofit agencies – Flatlands Dance Theater and the Frontier Arts Society. He previously served as director of jazz studios and professor of saxophone at La Sierra University in California and as an adjunct professor at Riverside Community College (Calif.) and Brazosport College in Texas. He has performed on five continents and on many collaborative projects for Paramount Pictures and CBS-TV. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in saxophone performance from the University of Texas.