James K. Richardson, assistant professor of music at EMU.

EMU Music Professor to Present Voice Recital

An Eastern Mennonite University music faculty member will give a voice recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.

James K. Richardson, a baritone, will perform Bach’s “Cantata No. 203, “Six lieder for baritone, violin and piano” by Spohr and American folk song settings by Kohn.

He will be assisted by colleagues Joan Griffing, violin, and Lynne Mackey, piano and harpsichord.

Richardson is currently assistant professor of music at Eastern Mennonite University where he teaches voice and conducts ChoirWithoutBorders. He completed his undergraduate work at Covenant College and holds his master of music degree from The Peabody Conservatory of Music of The Johns Hopkins University where he graduated Pi Kappa Lambda and was awarded the Annie Wentz Prize in Voice. He will be a featured soloist in a Mozart work at the 19th annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival at EMU in June.

Admission to the program is free; donations are welcomed for the EMU music student scholarship fund.