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Art exhibit to feature photography from LRU professor Daniel Kiser
Art exhibit to feature photography from LRU professor Daniel Kiser

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Art Program will partner with the Carl A. Rudisill Library to feature the photography of Dr. Daniel Kiser, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Music, beginning March 21 through April 17. An artist's reception will be held prior on Thursday, March 23 at the Rudisill Library from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Kiser received a Bachelor of Music degree, graduating summa cum laude, and a Master of Music degree from Southern Illinois University. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Illinois. Appointed in 1992, Dr. Kiser currently serves LR as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Bands. He conducts the LR Wind Symphony and has taught courses in orchestration, music theory, instrumental conducting, brass techniques, and music methodology. In addition to the Wind Symphony, he has conducted the Pep Band, Brass Ensemble and Pit Orchestra.

Dr. Kiser has practiced photography as a hobby for more than three decades. While his portfolio primarily focuses on performing musicians, he has recently added a more eclectic collection of work. "Lenoir-Rhyne students are encouraged to explore areas of interest outside their major disciplines and to hold firmly to curiosity as a core value," Dr. Kiser said. "The invitation to display my photographs in a more formal venue was a natural extension of what I ask students in the College of Arts and Sciences to do on a daily basis."

For additional information please contact Clay James, Assistant Professor of Art, at john.james@lr.edu. Visit lr.edu for library hours.