June 12, 2024

UMW Presents Harp Concert

The University of Mary Washington will present “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” a music concert featuring harpist Grace Bauson on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Pollard Recital Hall.   Grace Bauson Bauson will guide the audience on a journey of harp music from around the world, including works inspired by Spanish guitars, Asian poetry, the vistas of Antarctica and more. The concert is free and open to the public. A harp professor in UMW’s Department of Music, Bauson has performed with the American Youth Harp Ensemble in venues including Carnegie Hall, the White House, and the Kennedy Center. She also has been a featured soloist in concerto performances at the Chautauqua Music Festival and with the Kokomo and Ball State symphony orchestras. Her students have performed in numerous national and international tours with the American Youth Harp Ensemble. Bauson’s instructors have included Elizabeth Richter, Judy Loman, Adelheid Blovsky-Miller and Lucile Lawrence. She holds a doctorate in music from Ball State University. For more information, call (540) 654-1012 or visit cas.umw.edu/music.