Special Performance

FREDONIA – The State University at Fredonia School of Music will present a guest artist recital featuring bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Rosch Recital Hall.

The recital is free and open to the public.

Jackson will be joined by Fredonia faculty I-Fei Chen (piano), Laura Koepke (bassoon) and members of the Fredonia bassoon studio. The performance will include works by Alexandre Tansman, Luciano Berio, Marc Mellits, Antonio Vivaldi, and Dan Kellogg.

Jackson will also give a master class at 3 p.m. Wednesday in 1002 Mason Hall.

Jackson records and performs worldwide on both modern and historical bassoons, has recorded 11 solo, concerto and chamber music CDs and can be heard on more than 100 orchestral recordings on the London Decca, Sony, ATMA and Naxos labels. Her 2013-14 season includes 36 solo appearances in recital and with orchestras across Canada, including three premiere performances of new concerti written for her.

She won ‘Best Classical Orchestral Album of the Year’ with Guy Few and the Toronto Chamber Orchestra in the 2009 Just Plain Folks Music Awards for her FACTOR-backed concerto album Bacchanale and has received widespread praise for Romanza, the album of 19th century concerti.