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Paul & Leah Forsyth
Paul & Leah Forsyth
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The Three Reeds Duo Recital Set For This Weekend

The recital will feature four new works for oboe/saxophone duo commissioned by the Three Reeds Duo including a composition by former Northwestern State faculty member Richard Rose. The original compositions were commissioned with funding from the Donald Derby Endowed Professorship at Northwestern State.

The program is The Journey by Rose, Fantasia by Georg Philipp Telemann, Double Cadenza by Gregory Wanamaker, My Mountain Top by Andy Scott, Pastorale by Marcus Maroney, Six Metamorphoses after Ovid by Benjamin Britten and Signals Cross by KyleBlaha. 

Leah Forsyth is an adjunct professor of oboe at Northwestern State and oboist with the Texarkana Symphony. She was an oboist with the United States Army Field Band and Woodwind Ambassadors Quintet in Washington, D.C., from 2007-2011. A native of central Ohio, Leah Forsyth holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music degree from The FloridaState University. From 2005-2007, she served as the English horn player with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and performed with the Favorable WindsQuintet in Columbus, Ohio. Leah Forsyth has performed with the Tallahassee Symphony, Charleston S.C., Symphony, Ohio Light Opera and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. She has attended summer study programs including the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival and the Brevard Music Center.

Paul Forsyth joined the faculty of Northwestern State in 2007. He received his doctoral and master’s degrees in saxophone performance from Michigan State University where he was the recipient of the prestigious saxophone teaching assistantship in 2005-2006. A native of Knoxville, Tenn., Paul Forsyth received his bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Tennessee. Equally adept at both theclassical and jazz repertoire, he has performed recitals and taught masterclasses at numerous schools, conferences, and competitions.  Paul Forsyth was named a 2003 first place winner in the MTNA National Chamber Music Competition and was named a semifinalist in the 2004 Concert Artists Guild Chamber Music Competition. As a top-call saxophonist in northern Louisiana, he has performed with such performers asRegis Philbin, Lew Soloff, the Temptations, Bobby Vinton and Bill Watrous. Paul Forsyth has been on faculty at Albion College, Spring Arbor University and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp.

The Three Reeds Duo, oboist Leah Forsyth and saxophonist Dr. Paul Forsyth, will present a recital at Northwestern State University Friday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

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Work by Jeremy Jones, NSU photo
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Exhibit Featuring NSU, LSMSA Students Opens This Week

A pre-apocalypse themed art exhibition featuring artwork by undergraduate students from Northwestern State University and high school students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches opens Wednesday, March 7, at GALLERY ONE EIIIEVEN in the Main Street District of Leesville.

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Yarn-bombed, NSU News Release
Yarn-bombed, NSU News Release
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NSU Gets Yarn-Bombed

Northwestern State University has been yarn-bombed. 

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Shreveport Bossier Headlines

Here are some of the stories we are working on.  You can get more details on 710 KEEL throughout the day.

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Northwestern State University Homecoming Activities Scheduled

Northwestern State University in Natchitoches has a couple of Homecoming events coming up. One is the annual Homecoming Golf Scramble, going on Friday, Oct...

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Cleaning Up Cane River Lake in Natchitoches

Students, faculty, staff and volunteers from Northwestern State University; the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts; and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training are joining forces with the City of Natchitoches/Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to help clean Cane River Lake within the city...

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Water Problems Force Schools To Close On Friday In One Area Parish

.Natchtoches Parish Schools will be closed on Friday as a result of water problems in the Parish.

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NSU Welcome Week is Coming

Northwestern State University in Natchitoches will put out the welcome mat this weekend. Beginning Saturday, it's NSU's Welcome Week, which begins with Move-in Day from 8 a...

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Northwestern State University Partners With State Parks To Make A Difference

Northwestern State University’s Office of Service-Learning and greeNSU will host adiscussion meeting to explore service-learning project ideas involving the university and the Louisiana Office of State Parks.  Particular discussion will focus on Fort St. Jean Baptiste and the Well Woods located across the Highway 1 Bypass from the university.

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Teacher of Year Honored

A reception is being held in Natchitoches this afternoon to honor the 2010 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. 

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