Northern State University students Tyler Schwan, a trombonist, and Lindsey Fluharty, a violinist, will present a special recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center's Berggren Recital Hall.
Schwan and Fluharty will travel to Boulder, Colo., in January to compete in the Music Teachers National Association West Central Division Young Artist Competition. The West Central Division consists of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Friday's recital is presented to give audiences in Aberdeen an opportunity to hear Schwan and Fluharty perform before the competition.
Schwan will be accompanied by Allan Jacobson, Fluharty by William Wieland.
Schwan is a music education major from Surrey, N.D. A student of Boyd Perkins, he represented South Dakota in the brass category at the South Dakota Music Teachers Association competition earlier this year. At NSU, Schwan sings with the concert choir and chamber choir and plays in symphonic band, the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony, jazz band, jazz combo and the Dominant 7. He is vice president of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia men's fraternity.
Schwan will perform Concertino, Op. 4 by Ferdinand David, Morceau Symphonique by Alexandre Guilmant, Sonata No. 10, opus 5 by Arcangelo Corelli, and Concertino, Op. 45, No.7 by Lars-Erik Larsson.
Fluharty is a double major in art and music, with emphasis in graphic design and music performance. A student of Robert Vodnoy, she is concertmaster of the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony. She is active on the NSU track and field team.
Fluharty will perform the first movements of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Samuel Barber, Sonata for Violin and Piano by Cesar Franck and Symphonie Espagnole by Eduard Lalo.
The concert is free and open to the public.