American Bass-baritone Eric Owens will return to the School that introduced him to music at age six for the second of four alumni recitals this season at Settlement Music School, the largest and one of the oldest community music school in the United States.
Owens, born in 1971, began his musical studies in the late 1980’s at Settlement’s Germantown branch taking piano first, then moved his interests to oboe as he played in area youth orchestras then to singing when he enrolled at Temple University. In 2007, he was named a Settlement 100 Honoree, which, in honor of the School’s recent Centennial year, is a roster of 100 eclectic, diverse and unexpected individuals whose experiences at
The concert will take place this Sunday (March 22, 2009) at 3:00 pm at the Mary Louise Curtis Branch. Tickets are $20, free for students and faculty.