Faculty bassoon recital set for Sept. 12 at TTU

A faculty bassoon recital by James Lotz will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 pm in Tennessee Tech University’s Wattenbarger Auditorium.

The recital will feature a selection of international music. The show will include pieces by German composer Johann Fasch, American composer William Grant Still, Venezuelan composer Antonio Lauro and French composer Casimir-Theophile Lalliet.

Also performing on the program will be harpsichordist and pianist Paul Thurmond, cellist Dan Allcott and oboist William Woodworth.

Lotz has served since 1990 on the TTU music faculty and as a member of the Cumberland Quintet and the Bryan Symphony.

He is also on the faculty of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, plays with the Nashville Symphony, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra and is a studio musician in Nashville.

Lotz can be heard on many recordings, including the movie soundtracks of “Hoodwinked,” “Wrestling with Angels” and on Faith Hill’s new Christmas album to be released in late September.

For more information about the concert, call the Music and Art Department of TTU at 931/ 372-3161.