Faculty recital planned at Heidelberg

Mezzo-soprano Renee Clair and trombonist Joel Shonkwiler, faculty members of the Heidelberg University School of Music, are to perform a recital at 7 p.m. Friday in Brenneman Music Hall on campus.

Clair teaches applied voice and music appreciation at Heidelberg. She is also a collaborative pianist who is most recognized as a performer in opera, oratorio, recital and chamber music.

Shonkwiler, a solo, chamber and orchestral musician, joined the music faculty in 2010. He teaches low brass, music education and directs Heidelberg’s Athletic Band.

For their recital, Clair and Shonkwiler are to perform Benedetto Marcello’s “Sonata in A Minor,” selections from Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Songs of Travel” and Roger Vogel excerpts from the song cycle “Love Letters.”

The pair will be accompanied by Cynthia Ramsdell on piano

and Kai-Wei Chen on violin.

The recital is free. For additional information, call (419) 448-2073.