Faculty Artist Series
Start: March 21, 2021 7:30 p.m.
End: March 21, 2021 8:30 p.m.

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School of Music


The Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Ball State music professors Meryl Mantione (mezzo-soprano) and James Helton (piano).

This recital represents Dr. Mantione's special assigned leave (sabbatical) presentation and her farewell recital as she retires from Ball State at the end of this semester.


Program to include several American art songs as well as music by one of Argentina's most revered composers, Carlos Guastavino.

Ah Love but a Day (Amy Beach)
The World Feels Dusty (Aaron Copland)
The Lament of Ian the Proud (Charles Griffes)

Wie Melodien zieht es (Johannes Brahms)
Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer (Johannes Brahms)
Der Tod das ist die kühle Nacht (Johannes Brahms)

Sure on this Shining Night (Samuel Barber)
The Crucifixion (Samuel Barber)
Give me Jesus (arr. Mark Hayes)


Cortadera, plumerito (Carlos Guastavino)
El clavel del aire blanco (Carlos Guastavino)
Hôtel, Poulenc (Carlos Guastavino)
Voyage à Paris (Carlos Guastavino)

The Ships of Arcady (Michael Head)
The Monk and His Cat (Samuel Barber)
Secrets of the Old (Samuel Barber)
Lady of the Harbor (Lee Hoiby)


This recital will only be offered as a livestream with no in-person attendance. Please visit the Concert Livestream Page to watch live. Streaming begins approximately 15 minutes prior to scheduled concert start time.