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McNeese Faculty Recital Set

McNeese Faculty Recital Set

A free faculty recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Shearman Fine Arts Performing Arts Theater, featuring Dave Scott, on trumpet, and Jay Kacherski, on guitar, as part of the Department of Performing Arts' 2013 Fall Faculty/Guest Artist Series.

This program will include: "Café 1930" by Astor Piazzolla; "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by J. S. Bach; "Bacchianas Brasilieros No. V" by Heitor Villa-Lobos; "Mallorca" by Isaac Albeniz; "Como Poden Per Sas Culpas" by Alfonso X El Sabio, assisted by Zachary Alcantara on trumpet and Lonny Benoit on percussion; "Siete Canciones Populares" by Manuel De Falla; and "Libertango" by Astor Piazzolla.
Dave Scott and trumpet

Scott, associate professor of music, teaches trumpet and holds the Alexander Endowed Professorship in Music. He received his bachelor's degree in music from DePauw University and his master's degree in music from the University of Louisville.

Scott has performed as a recitalist/clinician throughout the United States with such orchestras as the Louisville Orchestra, Palm Beach Opera, Spokane Symphony, Fort Collins Symphony, Lake Charles Symphony, Rapides Symphony Orchestra and the Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra and as an artist at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist, a Louisiana Touring Artist, Louisiana Roster Artist and is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy Awards). He is also a founding member of the chamber ensemble, Pastiche.

Jay Kacherski and guitar
Kacherski received his bachelor's degree at Florida Southern College, his master's degree in performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Texas at Austin.   
He was the runner-up finalist in the 2012 Texas A&M International Guitar Competition and Symposium and has given concerts and master classes throughout the United States and Mexico. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the Escuela Nacional de Música in Mexico and was a faculty membr at the National School of Music of the National University of Mexico in Mexico City.

A native of New York, Kacherski is a visiting lecturer at McNeese and contributing editor for Soundboard Magazine (the journal for the Guitar Foundation of America) and past Fulbright Scholar to Mexico. He has given concerts and master classes throughout the United States and Mexico and has been a guest artist at the Concurso y Festival Internacional de Guitarra de Taxco, the Festival Internacional de Guitarra del Conservatorio Nacional de Music in Mexico City and the Festival Internacional Juvenil de Guitarra Tepoztlán among others.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at