Brown brings baritone voice to 2006-2007

A vocalist who has taken American music to an international audience continues the 2006-2007 Pacific Artist Series sponsored by Fresno Pacific University. Anthony Brown, baritone, performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2006, in Bonner Auditorium, Fresno Art Museum, 2233 N. First St. Admission is $10 for general audiences, $7 for students and senior citizens.

Brown has explored the entire repertoire of vocal music from opera and art songs to musical theater to spirituals.

He has toured Africa, China, Northern Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina. A trained psychotherapist, Brown is artist-in-residence and part-time professor of sociology and history at Hesston (Kansas) College.

The Pacific Artist Series offers three more events for 2006-2007, culminating in a full production of Fiddler on the Roof in the spring.

The remaining performances are Eugene Friesen, cello, Thursday, January 18, 2007; Alan Durst, saxophone, and Corey Whitehead, guitar, Friday, February 9, 2007; and Fiddler, March 23, 24, 30 and 31, 2007.

All concerts will be at 7:30 p.m. in Bonner Auditorium at Fresno Art Museum; Fiddler will be at 7:30 p.m. in the FPU Special Events Center. Admission for all events is $10 for general audiences, $7 for senior citizens and students. For more information, contact the FPU Music Office at 559-453-2267, or check the university website at