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 SRU plans 'Piano Extravaganza' 

 

SPOTLIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 16, 2009

Contact: K.E. Schwab  

724.738.2199

 karl.schwab@sru.edu

 

 

SRU plans 'Piano Extravaganza'

 

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University music department will host a "Piano Extravaganza" at 4 p.m. April 26.

            The concert, coordinated by Nanette Kaplan Solomon, professor of music, will be in Swope Music Hall.

           The program will include works by Beethoven, Dvorak, Brahms, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Amy Beach and a four-hand piano arrangement of Prokofieff's beloved "Peter and the Wolf" complete with narration.

            Music therapy majors are Michelle Bonaventura from Pittsburgh, Katy Capestrani and Angela Junker, both from Butler, Cayla Catino from Riegelsville, Allison Crumling from York, Caitlin Lowry from Emlenton, Vern Miller from Slippery Rock, Ai Nakatsuka, an international student from Japan, and Samantha St. Ives from New Castle.

            Music education majors performing will be Catherine Brown and Thomas Walters, both from Butler, Kathryn Hall from New Castle, Eric Kochanowski from Sarver and Emily Lawther from Mars,  Shana Wilson, a business management and music major from Pittsburgh and Douglas Finley, a music performance major from Allison Park, will also perform.

           Admission is $3 for the general public and free for students

 

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

rel  PIANO EXTRAVAGANZA: AN AFTERNOON OF FOUR-HAND PIANO MUSIC

 

    Piano students from the Music Department will present

 "PIANO

EXTRAVAGANZA", a recital of piano duets on Sunday, April 26 at 4 PM in Swope

Recital Hall.  Admission is $3 for the general public and free for students

and children.  The event is being coordinated by Dr. Nanette Kaplan Solomon,

Professor of Music.  The program will include works by Beethoven, Dvorak,

Brahms, Ravel,  Rachmaninoff, Amy Beach and a four-hand piano arrangement of

Prokofieff's beloved "Peter and the Wolf" complete with narration.

    Students participating are Michelle Bonaventura, Catherine Brown, Katy

Capestrani, Cayla Catino, Allison Crumling, Douglas Finley, Kathryn Hall

Angela Junker, Eric Kochanowski, Emily Lawther, Caitlyn Lowry, Vern Miller,

Ai Nakatsuka, Samantha St. Ives, Thomas Walters, and Shana Wilson.

 

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