The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will present a performance by Professor of Music and Composer in Residence Samuel Magrill, D.M.A., at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth Street in Edmond.
This concert is a part of the Faculty Artist Concert Series, a yearlong performance series that highlights the talents of Central music faculty members. All performances take place on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Jazz Lab with proceeds supporting scholarships and the UCO School of Music.
Magrill, a Central faculty member since 1988, has written more than 100 compositions for a variety of instruments.
Magrill has also received numerous awards and commissions, including ones from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Music Center, and the American Composers Forum Continental Harmony Program.
Magrillís upcoming concert will consist of some of his original compositions written during the 21st century. The pieces performed vary from works inspired by poems to those written to showcase the talents of other Central School of Music faculty.