Wisconsin Lutheran Faculty and Friends Recital features Bartók's Sonata

Date Posted: February 1, 2010

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College welcomes James Sewrey, a nationally-known percussion education specialist, as part of the Faculty and Friends Recital on Saturday, February 13, 2010. Sewrey will conduct the first movement of Béla Bartók's challenging and exciting "Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion" at 8 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall.

Milwaukee pianist and composer Kevin Becker joins Wisconsin Lutheran faculty pianist Juanita Becker as well as WLC students Quinten Petersen and Chara Fedke in the performance.

The second half of this unique program includes a variety of works for percussion performed by Ben Hans, MATC’s percussion instructor, James Sewrey, Wisconsin Lutheran College's percussion instructor, and percussion students from MATC and Wisconsin Lutheran. 

The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. The concert is free and open to the public. Call the WLC box office at (414) 443-8802 or visit for more information.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership tenets.