THURSDAY, 23 MARCH - The 2016/2017 Academic Session Grand Recital 2017 kick-started with a fine note to mark the opening of this year’s subsequent recitals at Dewan Resital, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), recently.
Jointly organised by the Creative Arts, Music and Visual Arts Technology Programmes, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW), the recital which was participated by staff and students of FKSW aimed at applying and performing learned knowledge in arts.
According to the Assistant Coordinator of the programme, Sri Ningsih Sukirman, the Grand Recital 2017 featured classical elements.
“The sketch featured was taken from a classic story, and music such as zapin and keroncong were also highlighted,” she said.
The recital also paid tribute to a well-known director and theatre activist in Malaysia who was formerly a lecturer at UMS, Associate Professor Dr. Rohani Md Yousoff who died on 24 February.
Dean of FKSW, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim in his remarks said that the recital should be continued as it was a catalyst to fine arts performances.
Staff who made their appearances at the Grand Recital were the Coordinator, Suhaimi Magi; Stage Director, Sharip Zainal Sagkif Shek; Felix Agus and Hajijah Lamiri.
The Grand Recital will be followed by another two more recitals in April and May for this semester.
Source: Feria Lee, FKSW