University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music Research Associate Professor Jonah Sirota presents ‘Performer-Composer’ at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 in Kimball Recital Hall. In anticipation of the release of his first solo album STRONG SAD in June, composer and violist Jonah Sirota presents a recital of his own works for solo viola along with viola pieces by Greg Simon and Rodney Lister. Violist Jonah Sirota is known as a solo and chamber music violist of great range and depth. After making his solo debut at the age of 17 with Alan Gilbert and the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony, he won concerto competitions at both Rice University and at the Juilliard School, and was third prize winner in the 2006 Naumburg Viola Competition. Free and open to the public.