Old Heidelberg friends collaborate for concert

Enjoy a celebration of American song when old friends Doug McConnell, professor of music and composition at Heidelberg University, and Bill Reyer, professor emeritus of English and creative writing, combine their gifts and shared interests.

They will perform a recital for baritone and piano/accordion at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Pancoast Recital Hall at Heidelberg’s Brenneman Music Hall.

The program will feature favorites from the 1930s, cowboy songs, African American spirituals and two original pieces created by McConnell and Reyer.

The concert is free.