University of Arkansas

12/04/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/04/2018 06:11

Music Student Fiona Slaughter Chosen to Perform as Soloist With Symphony of Northwest Arkansas

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Oboist Fiona Slaughter

Fiona Slaughter, a senior honors student majoring in music performance, was chosen through a competitive audition to perform as a soloist with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas on their Snowman concert on Dec. 16. Slaughter will perform the first movement of the Mozart Oboe Concerto. The concert is for families and children, and each year a young musician is chosen to be a featured soloist.

Slaughter has been a participant in many music festivals and master classes, including the Nadia Boulenger Institute in Paris and the Pacific Region International Summer Academy in British Columbia. She aslo attended the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival in New York and the Prague Summer Nights orchestra festival in the Czech Republic. Slaughter is an Honors Fellow, and studies oboe with Theresa Delaplain, instructor in the Department of Music.

The Snowman concert will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.