ETSU Department of Music to present recitals by faculty, guest artists

Published 8:22 am Tuesday, October 15, 2019

JOHNSON CITY — The East Tennessee State University Department of Music presents a number of faculty and guest artists in the next two weeks.
All of the following performances are open to the public:
• Award-winning Taiwanese pianist Chingwen Hsiao will perform in recital on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Brown Hall auditorium. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students with ID.
• Pianist Anthony Gray, an ETSU Department of Music alumnus who is now a doctoral student at West Virginia University, will return for a free piano recital on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m.
• In the spirit of Halloween, Dr. Justin Waller will perform a selection of macabre, devilish and otherwise frightening music for the trombone, accompanied by “Slayer of Ivories” Dr. Esther Park on piano, on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Mathes Hall. Waller and Park are both members of the ETSU music faculty. Admission is free.
• A second Halloween recital showcasing the scarier side of the cello and piano repertoire will be presented by Park on piano and fellow ETSU faculty member Dr. Sean Hawthorne on cello on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Mathes Hall. Admission is free; a suggested donation of $10 is welcome.
For a complete ETSU Department of Music event schedule, including studio and individual student and faculty recitals, visit
For more information, contact the Department of Music at 423-439-4276 or For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at 423-439-8346.

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