Renowned Musician and Truman Alumnus to Present on Campus

Truman alumnus and composer J. Mark Scearce, director of the music department at North Carolina State University, will do a presentation on his original music from 9:30-10:20 a.m. Oct. 20 in Ophelia Parrish 2340.

Scearce, a Kirksville native, is the composer of 60 instrumental works and more than 100 text settings. His works include compositions for orchestra, chorus, band, opera and ballets.

Scearce has won five international music competitions, is the recipient of five advanced degrees in music and philosophy and has several commercial recordings available.

Scearce will serve as guest Composer-in-Residence with the Southeast Iowa Symphony from Oct. 16-22. The residency will culminate with a series of concerts, including performances at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Iowa, and Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Auditorium in Mount Pleasant.

For more information on tickets for these concerts, call 319.385.6352 or e-mail
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