Arts for the Community at Thomas University presents harpist Mary Brigid Roman with flutist Karl Barton at noon on Friday, May 18 in the chapel of the Thomasville First United Methodist Church at 425 N. Broad St. This delightful program will feature well-known treasures and rare gems from the repertoire for solo harp and harp and flute, and include works by Corelli, Debussy, Lutoslawski and Brahms.
Ms. Roman is Associate Professor of Harp in the College of Music at FSU, and received the B.M. and M.M. degrees from the Eastman School of Music.
During that time, she
performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and other orchestras in New York State, under such conductors as Dorati, Gould, Kachaturian, Shaw, and Stravinsky.
Currently she holds the positions of principal harpist with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra and the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and has appeared frequently as a soloist with a special interest in chamber music for flute and harp.
An active member of the American Harp Society, Ms. Roman has served on the Board of Directors of the American Harp Society, and has written articles for the American Harp Journal and The Instrumentalist.