Rebecca Boehm Shaffer to perform horn recital Feb. 14

Rebecca Boehm Shaffer, Luther College adjunct faculty in music, will perform a horn recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Music Hall on the Luther campus.

The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Boehm Shaffer's program includes the works of Verne Reynolds, Olivier Messiaen, Daniel Schnyder and Richard Strauss 

Collaborating on the recital are Luther College music faculty members Jessica Paul, piano; John Cord, trumpet; Jon Ailabouni, trumpet; Michael Smith, trombone; and Benjamin Yates, bass trombone.

Boehm Shaffer has performed extensively around the country, appearing alongside artists such as Robert Shaw, Tony Bennet, Roberta Peters and Jan Peerce, Metallica, Ray Charles and Frank Sinatra, Jr. She has collaborated with the San Diego and Utah Symphonies and was invited to conduct a university horn ensemble at the International Horn Symposium in Denver in 2008.

She is the author of "The Guide to Horn Ensemble Repertoire," the first reference book in its field.

Boehm Shaffer holds a bachelor's degree in horn performance from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, a master of music degree in horn performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a doctor of musical arts degree in horn performance and pedagogy with a secondary emphasis in music history from the University of Northern Colorado. She studied under David Jolley in New York and Jerry Folsom in Los Angeles.

Rebecca Boehm Shaffer