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Piano in The Arts Concert Series

Announcing our 2016-2017 Piano in the Arts series.

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An Evening of European Classics

When: Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m
What: Croatian pianist, Lovre Marušić, will perform Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century pieces by European masters. This up-and-coming young pianist has been awarded notable performance prizes at major international competitions for his emotionally expressive artistry.
Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium 
Tickets: $15. Discounts available. 
Call the Armstrong box office at 912.344.2801, Mon - Fri from 12-3 p.m.
Masterclass: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 4:30pm - Fine Arts Auditorium

 

Jazz: Arranged and Rearranged

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m
What: Eastman School of Music Associate Professor, Dariusz Terefenko holds, a unique, joint teaching appointment in two departments: Jazz and Contemporary Media and Music Theory. His research explores the interaction between classical and jazz improvisation. The concert will feature selections from the American Song Book repertoire, jazz instrumentals, and original compositions.
Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium 
Tickets: $15. Discounts available. 
Call the Armstrong box office at 912.344.2801, Mon - Fri from 12-3 p.m.
Masterclass: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:30pm - Fine Arts Auditorium

 

Classical, Traditional, and Original

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m
What: This concert will feature a collection of vocal pieces in addition to solo piano works ranging from classical composers to traditional Hebrew melodies and original compositions by Benjamin Warsaw.  Piano in the Arts is thrilled to announce the return of a previous crowd favorite, vocalist Elissa Alvarez.
Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium 
Tickets: $15. Discounts available. 
Call the Armstrong box office at 912.344.2801, Mon - Fri from 12-3 p.m.
Masterclass: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 4:30pm - Fine Arts Auditorium

 

Beyond the Piano

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m
What: Pianist/song-writer Evelyn Davis shares an intimate evening of songs with improvisation, joined by compatriot Amma Ateria on hardware electronics. Detroit native and universal wanderer Evelyn Davis is an inside/prepared/new music pianist, improvisor, pipe organist, composer, vocalist, synthesist, teacher, songstress, and maker of unconventionally shaped musics with an occasional side of performance art.
Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium 
Tickets: $15. Discounts available. 
Call the Armstrong box office at 912.344.2801, Mon - Fri from 12-3 p.m.
Masterclass: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 4:30pm - Fine Arts Auditorium

 

Solos and Duets

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m
What: Pianists Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers will perform solo and duo works by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Bolcom and others. Join us in welcoming these internationally acclaimed artists to the Armstrong stage for our series finale.
Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium 
Tickets: $15. Discounts available. 
Call the Armstrong box office at 912.344.2801, Mon - Fri from 12-3 p.m.
Masterclass: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 4:30pm - Fine Arts Auditorium

 

About Piano in the Arts

Piano in the Arts, an exciting concert series now in its third season at Armstrong State University, is dedicated to showcasing the versatility of the piano through producing a series of unique concerts that incorporate many genres of music. Ranging from classical and jazz to the American Songbook, Piano in the Arts is devoted to providing world-class concert performances as well as learning opportunities for Armstrong students outside of the traditional classroom. In addition to performing concerts, many of the pianists and guest artists will also instruct a masterclass, which is free and open to the public.

Check back soon for information about the 2016-2017 season. 

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