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OBU to Present Chung and Feller in Faculty Recital

November 6, 2015

OBU’s Division of Music will present Dr. Mary Chung and Dr. Carlos Feller in an upcoming faculty recital. The event will take place Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m., in Raley Chapel’s Yarbrough Auditorium.

Chung, assistant professor of piano, will perform on the piano, and Feller, adjunct instructor of fine arts, will perform on the flute. They will present pieces by J.S. Bach, O. Messiaen, H. Dutilleux and M. Nobre. They will also be accompanied by adjunct faculty members Thresa Swadley on the cello, Andrew Richardson on the drums and Aaron Tomasko on the bass.

Chung is an active soloist and collaborative artist. She has performed both nationally and internationally in Canada, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Brazil. Her solo awards include first place in the 11th Luis A. Ferré International Piano Competition (Puerto Rico), winner of the William T. Gower Concerto Competition at the University of Southern Mississippi, finalist in the Concerto Competition at the Brevard Music Festival, as well as recipient of the Music Teachers National Association’s Student Achievement Recognition Award.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from North Greenville University and a master’s degree and doctorate in piano performance and pedagogy from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Feller earned a bachelor’s degree from The School of Music and Fine Arts of Paraná, Brazil; a master’s degree in flute performance from The University of Southern Mississippi; and a doctorate from Florida State University. He was a performer and prizewinner in competitions such as the William T. Gower Concerto Competition at USM, the J. Ibert Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, state and regional rounds of the Music Teacher National Association, and the Flute Society of Kentucky Young Artist competition. In 2011, he was selected as one of the participants of the prestigious Young Artist Competition promoted by the National Flute Association.