Dr. Valente will be joined by pianist James Welch as they perform Dr. Timothy Brown's song cycle, Dreams Kept, Dreams Deferred. Written for Dr. Valente in 2006, she has performed this cycle at conferences in the United States and Canada. Dr. Brown and Dr. Valente will talk about the cycle, the powerful text by Langston Hughes, and the collaborative process during this lecture recital. The lecture recital will take place in Recital Hall West at the Sydney Conservatorium.
Dr. Valente will be joined by pianist Stephanie Dickinson on one of these outstanding concerts presented by Sunway University. Repertoire will include songs by David Rubenstein, Derek Healey, Judy Strubhar Ross, Sharon Shafer, Joel Weiss and Christine Arens. This performance is made possible by the generosity of Sunway University, Graceful Piano, and Professor Don Bowyer.