Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Peter Lingen to perform guitar recital Sept. 9

Peter Lingen, music instructor at Luther College, will perform a faculty guitar recital Sunday, Sept. 9 at 4 p.m. in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.

The program, open to the public with no charge for admission, will feature music from Brazil, Cuba, Paraguay and the United States. Much of the music is folkloric in origin such as "Danza del Altiplano" and "Cancion de Cuna" by Leo Brouwer and "Cancao" and "Rosto Colada Bolero" by Paulo Bellinati.

Lingen first studied guitar at the McPhail School of Music, then with Albert Bellson and with Jeffrey Van at the University of Minnesota in the bachelor of fine arts program.

Lingen has taught guitar for more than 30 years, having been an instructor at several colleges and universities in Minneapolis and Winona, Minn., as well as with the Schmitt Music Company.

Lingen performs guitar, lute and viola da gamba literature and has composed and arranged numerous works for guitar, voice, viola, flute, piano, mandolin and string quartet.

His "Romance" for violin and guitar was published in 1979 by Cavata Music Publishers (Music of the Americas). In 1995 his "Hymns of Reverence" for flute and guitar was published by ALRY Publications, Etc. His arrangements of Greek music for guitar and mandolin have been recorded with singer Maria Zouves.