Luther College professor Lynne Postudensek Hart to present recital May 5

 Luther College adjunct faculty in music, Lynne Postudensek Hart, will present a saxophone recital at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5, in Luther’s Noble recital Hall of Jenson-Noble Hall of Music.

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

Hart received her bachelor’s degree in music theory and composition from the University of Minnesota Duluth and her master in woodwind performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa. She also serves as the owner of Lynne Hart Music Studio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and as an instructor the Five Seasons Chamber Music Camp in Cedar Rapids.

Hart has taught as an adjunct music faculty at Luther since 2012. She is a private instructor in saxophone and clarinet. Throughout her career she has performed in numerous touring Broadway productions including "Hello Dolly," "Aladdin," "Book of Mormon," "Kinky Boots" and "Chicago." 

For the performance Hart has selected "Kentucky Roastup" by Mike Mower, "Piece en Trio" by Guy Lacour, "Three Billy Goats Gruff" by Paul Harvey, "Quartet #1" by Bob Mintzer, "Serenede Melancolique" by Robert Clerisse, "Bassetville" by Ernie Watts, "Danzas Cubanas" by Ignacio Cervantes and "My Funny Valentine" by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart. She will be in collaboration with Michael Chesher, Luther associate professor of music, Peter Hart, Luther adjunct faculty in music, Rachel Storlie '00, Luther alumna guest lecturer in music and Stella Hart.


Luther is home to one of the largest collegiate music programs in the nation, with five

choirs, three orchestras, three bands, two jazz bands and nearly 800 student musicians. Luther students participate in large ensembles, faculty-coached chamber groups, private lessons and master classes. More than 275 music majors study music theory, ear training, history, education, composition, jazz, church music and performance.

From left to right: Peter Hart, Lynne Postudensek Hart, Michael Chesher and Stella Hart