Kay Werth, instructor of music at Fort Hays State University, plays the bassoon, oboe and flute and will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall.
Pieces she will perform are by artists John Ernest Galliard, Marion Bauer, Francis Poulenc, Franz Josef Hayden and Emile Paladihle.
Accompanying her is Irena Ravitskaya, assistant professor of music, on piano. Also performing will be Dr. Kristin Pisano, assistant professor of music, on clarinet, Austin Werth, Thomas More Prep-Marian High School freshman, on violin, and Preston Werth, TMP junior, on violoncello.
Werth received her first musical training from her father, a retired band director. She went on to earn degrees in piano performance, music education and woodwind pedagogy from Marymount College and the University of Ohio.
She has recorded or performed with artists including Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Collin Raye, Barry Manilow and Mel Torme and now keeps busy in the Werth Family Trio, the Heartland Prairie Winds and the Hays City Flute Quartet.
Tickets are $4 for children and seniors and $6 for adults. Admission is free for FHSU students with their TigerCard.
For more information call the Department of Music at (785) 628-4533.