Pianist Jeffrey Swann – the Adel Artist-in Residence in the NAU School of Music – is performing Debussy & the Dawn of Modernism at the Horizons Concert at Ashurst Hall.

At 6:30 p.m., join experts at a pre-performance InContext lecture: Debussy and the Dawn of Modernism, a discussion about the times in which Debussy created his music. The lecture features an overview and a roundtable talk with:

Adel Artist-in-Residence in the NAU School of Music Jeffrey Swann

NAU College of Arts and Letters Dean Valerio Ferme

NAU Global Languages and Cultures Lecturer Michael Rulon

Chair and Professor of French, Department of Global Languages and Cultures Patricia Frederick

Swann enjoys an international performing career that has taken him throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. He has performed with numerous symphonies and won first prize in the Dino Ciani Competition sponsored by La Scala in Milan, a gold medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and top honors at the Warsaw Chopin, Van Cliburn, Vianna da Motta, and Montreal Competitions, as well as the Young Concert Artists auditions in New York City. His large and varied repertoire includes more than 60 concertos as well as solo works ranging from Bach to Boulez.

Free parking for the Horizons Concert Series is available in Lots P3 (behind Gammage), P8 (north of the College of Education Knoles Dr.), and P4 (ADA Stalls near Ashurst - must have hangtag). Visit nau.edu/maps for directions.


  • Occurred Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Ashurst Hall

624 S Knoles Dr
Flagstaff, 86011


NAU School of Music

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