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Wustman Featured as Guest Artist

March 14, 2005

(478) 301-2933
(800) 837-2911

Guest artist John Wustman, piano, will accompany Mercer University voice faculty members Kyle Ferrill, baritone, and Martha Malone, soprano, in "An Evening of Art Song." The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on March 18 in Fickling Hall of the McCorkle Music Building on Mercer's Macon campus. The event is free and open to the public. Call the Department of Music at (478) 301-2748 for more information.

Often called the "dean of American accompanists," John Wustman has enjoyed a musical career in which he has worked with some of the greatest singers around the world. During his New York years, Wustman was the rehearsal pianist for the American Opera Society's presentation of Bellini's II Pirata in Carnegie Hall. He later traveled abroad to teach master classes in German Lieder in Uruguay, Peru and Argentina. His greatest career highlights include a series of televised recitals with Luciano Pavarotti.

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 15 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South.