Rowland to Present Recital April 11

Oklahoma Baptist University student Emily Rowland, a pianist from Bartlett, Tenn., will present her junior recital Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. in Raley Chapel's Yarborough Auditorium. The public is invited to attend this free performance.

Rowland, the daughter of James and Patricia Rowland, is from the studio of Michael Dean, OBU assistant professor of music. The recital partially fulfills the requirements for Rowland's bachelor of music degree in piano performance with a pedagogy emphasis.

The program will include works by composers from the 1600's through modern day including Scarlatti, Mozart, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff.

During her time on Bison Hill, she was included on the honor roll her freshman, sophomore and junior years. She has received scholarships in music and academics, as well as endowed scholarships.

Rowland is involved in the Student Government Association, social clubs and honor fraternities. She has performed with the OBU-Shawnee Community Orchestra and the Oklahoma Community Orchestra.

Following graduation, Rowland plans to obtain her master's degree and open a private studio.

The audience is invited to a reception in the student lounge following the recital.

For more information, contact the OBU Division of Music at (405) 878-2305 or e-mail