FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/03/11
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: PETER VINOGRADE, MASTER CLASS
WHAT: Pianist Peter Vinograde has developed a reputation as an outstanding interpreter of J.S. Bach and contemporary composers and tours annually throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia. This acclaimed musician offers a master class to SUU piano students that the general public is invited to attend.
WHO: Southern Utah University, College of Performing and Visual Arts, Music Department
WHEN: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
WHERE: Thorley Recital Hall, Music Building, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: Free and the General Public is encouraged to attend.
RENOWNED PIANIST FROM NEW YORK’S
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
TO GIVE MASTER CLASS
AT SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Hailed by The New York Times as “a pianist with a big technique, a lively mind and a passionate commitment to the music,” Peter Vinograde will give a master class to SUU’s Department of Music’s piano students on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, in Thorley Recital Hall beginning at 4:30pm. The master class is free and the public is invited to attend to observe SUU piano students perform for Dr. Vinograde.
Pianist Peter Vinograde has developed a reputation as an outstanding interpreter of J.S. Bach and contemporary composers. He tours annually throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia. As a chamber musician, Vinograde has appeared at the Bard, Bargemusic, Caramoor and Wolftrap Festivals. He has collaborated with renowned violinist Midori, and has toured with her throughout Asia, including her Singapore debut. He also performed with Midori at the Cape Cod and Mostly Mozart Festivals. Vinograde teaches at the Manhattan School of Music, where he was a student of Zenon Fishbein, and at New York’s Lehman College (CUNY). CDs include releases on Albany, CBC, Linfair (Decca) and Phoenix. Dr. Vinograde's numerous distinctions began with first prize in the 1971 J.S. Bach International Competition, followed by his New York debut at Carnegie Recital Hall and an N.E.A.‑sponsored Lincoln Center recital at Alice Tully Hall. He has been featured on NPR's Performance Today and CBC‑TV's The Journal.
Piano students of SUU’s Dr. Kirill Gliadkovsky, Assistant Professor of Piano, will be performing pieces by Lizst, Gershwin, Beethoven and Debussy for Dr. Vinograde’s master class.
SUU’s Department of Music offers you the unique opportunity to experience a master class and witness a master musician work with gifted young pianists. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please call the Arts Hotline at (435) 865-8800, or visit www.suu.edu/arts.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents nearly 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at email@example.com.