For Immediate Release:
SUNY Plattsburgh Music Department presents Pianofest I on Saturday, March 5.
Karen Becker and Friends will present a day of piano master classes and an evening piano concert as part of “Pianofest I”. This will be an all-day event, on Saturday March 5th, 2016.
Special guests include Mark Evans and students from Schenectady County Community College. Mr. Evans is Instructor of Piano at the Schenectady County Community College School of Music and Director of the SCCC School of Music Chamber Music Series. In addition to teaching classes and individual lessons, he regularly organizes master classes and recitals by eminent guest artists. In 2006 he was awarded the college’s Outstanding Service Award.
Master classes will be presented from 11-1 and 2-4. The classes will be in the Hartman Theatre in the Myers Fine Arts building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The concert will be presented at 7:30pm in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The concert will feature students chosen from the day of master classes, and a two-piano collaboration between Mr. Evans and Dr. Becker. All events are free and open to the public.
Works to be performed include: Scaramouche by Milhaud, Sonata in D Major by Mozart, and assorted works including Sonata Op.7 by Grieg, Sonata Op.31 by Beethoven, and other solos and duets. This event is free to the public.
For More information or questions, contact Dwayne T. Butchino at (518) 564-2243 or e-mail at email@example.com.