Music Prof, Guest Artist to Give Recital

Joan Griffing
Joan Griffing

Joan Griffing, music department chair, will present a faculty violin recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 in Martin Chapel of the seminary building.

Dr. Griffing and guest artist Jeanne Johnson will perform works from the Baroque era. Their repertoire will include “Concerto in d minor for 2 violins” by J.S. Bach, “Sonata in C Major, Op. 4#1 by Archangelo Corelli and “Sonata in d minor (La Folia)” by Antonio Vivaldi and works by other composers.

John W. Fast, assistant professor of music at EMU, will accompany the duo on harpsichord.

A member of the EMU music faculty since 1996, Dr. Griffing teaches violin and viola, coaches chamber music and conducts the EMU-community orchestra. She is concertmaster of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival held each June on the EMU campus.

Griffing earned bachelor