SU clarinetist presents free concert

Clarinetist Jill Coggiola will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, at University United Methodist Church, 1085 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public.

A native of Buffalo and affiliate artist at Syracuse University, Coggiola has held clarinet positions with the Naples Philharmonic, Tallahassee Symphony, Erie Philharmonic and Opera Roanoke. She has performed with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles, including the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic and Rochester Philharmonic, and has appeared as both concerto soloist and recitalist throughout the eastern United States.

At Syracuse University, Coggiola teaches clarinet, directs the Syracuse University Clarinet Choir, and supervises woodwind instruction for the music education program in the Setnor School of Music. Coggiola will perform works by Paul Ben-Haim and Louis Cahuzac, and members of the Syracuse University Clarinet Choir will join her in the second half of the concert for works by George Gershwin, Jean Francaix and Arnold Cooke.

University Church is handicapped accessible, and free parking is available off University Avenue. For more information, call the church at 475-7277.

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