Joint musical recital features talents of two Saint Martin's educators

Jan. 19, 2006

Lacey, Wash. – Tenor Darrell Born, director of the Saint Martin’s University’s department of music, and mezzo soprano Crystal Quillin, a voice teacher at the university will present a joint recital at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Saint Martin’s Abbey Church, 5300 Pacific Ave. S.E. Due to earlier church services, seating for concert guests will not begin until 8:15 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Born will perform works by Vincenzo Bellini, Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt and Richard Hundley. Quillin will sing Chanson d’Eve (“Songs of Eve”) by Gabriel Faure.

Born has a master’s degree in vocal performance from Wichita State University and has performed regionally for Musical Theater Wichita and Opera Kansas. He served as musical director for South Puget Sound Community College performances of “The Cradle Will Rock and “Mack and Mabel,” and for Tumwater High School’s “Once upon a Mattress.” Along with chairing the Saint Martin’s department of music, he teaches music and music history courses and is director of the Saint Martin’s College Chorale, Men’s Ensemble and Women’s Ensemble.

Quillin earned her master’s degree from Texas Technical University.

For more information:

Darrell Born Director
Department of music
(360) 438-4506

Deanna Partlow
media relations coordinator
Saint Martin’s Office of Communication &Marketing