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FGCU Bower School of Music Presents "Songs and Duets from the American Musical Theatre"

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University Bower School of Music invites the public to hear "Songs and Duets from the American Musical Theatre," 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Student Union ballroom. The recital is free and open to the public.

Music majors from both voice and piano, students of faculty members Jeanie Darnell, Lorine Buffington and Michael Baron, were selected to perform in this concert from auditions last fall.

The program's narration, written by Buffington, will follow the development of musical theatre in the U.S. from the composer/lyricist team Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II (Show Boat, 1927) to the composer/lyricist team Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion (Man of La Mancha, 1965).

The program will be repeated for the Naples Opera Society program at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9 at the Norris Center, in Naples.

For more information, media representatives should contact Jeanie Darnell at (239) 590-7548.

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