The program will include Richard Crosby's Three Songs, Les Nuits d'Ete by Berlioz, Ravel's Don Quichotte à Dulcinée, and the Violetta/Germont duet from Verdi's La Traviata. Godwin will conclude with selected spirituals.
Godwin has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall and Town Hall in New York City. He has appeared in a number of concerts for children titled "Songs that Dance" with dancer Judith Janus. For 35 weeks he sang at Julius Monk's Plaza 9 in New York City's Plaza Hotel. His radio and television appearances include a performance on the Today Show. Under the aegis of Columbia Artists Management, Inc., he has given more than 300 solo recitals throughout the United States and Canada.
Godwin has been a member of the voice faculty at Ithaca College since 1969. He is a graduate of Capital University, the Juilliard School, and Columbia University.
Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck