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1/27/2005 Trumpet, organ and voice recital set at Linfield

McMINNVILLE – The Linfield College Music Department will present a faculty and guest recital featuring Linfield’s Casavant organ on Friday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium.

Daniel McKinley will perform on the Alice Clement Memorial Organ, which was dedicated to Alice Clement, Dean of Conservatory from 1922-1946, in 1969. The organ is composed of three independent divisions and has 48 ranks, 38 stops and a total of 2,314 pipes.

The recital will also include performances by Joan Haaland Paddock, professor of music at Linfield, on trumpet and Cynthia McGladrey, mezzo-soprano. The three will preform selected baroque works by Bach, Buxtehude, Damase, Handel, Martini, Mozart, Schönbach, Starer and Wallin.

Paddock, a faculty member at Linfield since 1994, has performed as a trumpet soloist in Mexico, Europe, Japan, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Canada and the United States. During her musical career, Paddock received a Fulbright Scholarship to Norway where she studied at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. She was also awarded an Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for creation and performance of an original composition for use with a television documentary. Currently, Paddock is director of instrumental activities at Linfield where she conducts the Wind Symphony, Concert Band and Brass Choir.

McKinley, a native of Borden, Ind., is the current dean of the American Guild of Organists Merrimack Valley chapter. During his musical career he has performed organ and orchestra works by Dupré, Elgar, Guilmant, Jongenm Poulenc, Saint-Saën and Widor. McKinley’s solo performances have also been broadcast on several syndicated radio programs.

McGladrey is an active choral clinician and vocal adjudicator in high schools and colleges throughout the Northwest. She currently maintains a private vocal studio where she teaches choral directors, and high school and adult professional students. McGladrey also teaches and coordinates the music ministry at the Salem First United Methodist Church. She has instructed at Linfield, George Fox University, Oregon State University, Mount Hood Community College and Western Oregon University, as well.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-833-2275.