Piano and violin concert
Sunday, November 17
Time: 3 p.m. Central Time
Location: St. Gregory Hall Gallery
A free concert featuring piano and violin will be
performed on Sunday, November 17, at 3 p.m. Central Time in the St.
Gregory Hall Gallery across from the Saint Meinrad Archabbey
Library, St. Meinrad, IN.
Dr. Diane Earle, artist in residence and professor of music at
Kentucky Wesleyan College and Alfred Abel, visiting artist in
violin at Kentucky Wesleyan, will present the program.
Earle's 2013-14 schedule includes two international tours, in
addition to numerous local, state and regional performances. She is
also director of the Owensboro Symphony Chorus and music director
at Settle Memorial United Methodist Church.
She received a bachelor of music degree in piano performance,
magna cum laude, from University of Cincinnati's
College-Conservatory of Music. She earned master of music and
doctor of musical arts degrees in piano performance and literature
from The Ohio State University.
Abel has been concertmaster of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra
since 1986. He is associate principal second violin of the
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. Abel teaches violin and viola at
Wabash College and is in his eleventh year as conductor of the
Wabash College Chamber Orchestra.
He co-founded the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony and was its music
director for several years. He has also served as concertmaster of
the Kokomo Symphony, guest concertmaster of the Marion Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor of the Indianapolis Youth Orchestra and the
Greater Indianapolis Youth Symphony, adjunct professor of music
theory at Butler University and adjunct violin professor at Purdue
He has toured and recorded with popular artists such as Luciano
Pavarotti, Henry Mancini, Julie Andrews, Perry Como, Steve and
Eydie, Burt Bacharach, The Moody Blues, Dionne Warwick, Natalie
Cole, Roger Williams, Sandi Patti and Barry Manilow.
Able studied at the Indiana University Graduate School of Music,
the North Carolina School of the Arts and Butler University. He
received bachelor's degrees, cum laude, in classics from University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in violin performance from
The program, which is free and open to the public, will include
compositions by Richard Strauss, Anton Rubinstein and Fritz
Kreisler. Parking is available in the Guest House and student
parking lots. For more information, call Mary Jeanne Schumacher
during business hours, (812) 357-6501.