Guest Flute and Piano Recital - Eldred Spell and Lillian Pearson


The Department of Performing Arts - Music Division will host a guest recital featuring the Western Carolina University Flute and Piano Duo on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Cadek Recital Hall. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.


      Eldred Spell         Lillian Pearson


Dr. Eldred Spell is professor of flute at Western Carolina University and was, for many years, principal flute of the Sewanee Summer Music Center. A popular recitalist and clinician, he has appeared throughout the United States, Canada, and England. Dr. Spell has recorded for the CRS, Early Light, and Sonus record labels and many editions of his music are available through ALRY Publications.  Dr. Spell has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Flute Association and the Performance Health Care Committee, and is an editorial adviser for the Flutist's Quarterly.

Pianist, Dr. Lillian Buss Pearson, has appeared throughout the continental United States, England, Costa Rica and China as a soloist and collaborative artist. She is also certified as a teacher of the Alexander Technique.  Dr. Pearson holds degrees from Florida State University and the University of Illinois, her principal teacher being the Hungarian trained pianist Edward Kilenyi. Her interest in historically informed performance practice has led her also to study harpsichord and fortepiano.