Concert: Arthur Greene, solo piano
Date and Time: Friday, October 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rieth Recital Hall
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available online at https://www.goshen.edu/tickets or by calling (574) 535-7566. GC faculty/staff/students free with valid ID.
Visiting artist and concert pianist Arthur Greene will present a solo piano recital in Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Greene is professor of piano at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and married to Goshen College violin professor Solomia Soroka. Greene’s program will include the Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 along with selected mazurkas by Frederic Chopin and a performance of Charles Ives’ “Concord” piano sonata. Greene will be joined by guest artists Rosalyn Troiano, viola, and Dustin George-Miller, flute.
Born in New York, Arthur Greene studied piano at The Juilliard School with Martin Canin. Greene was a gold medal winner in the William Kapell and Gina Bachauer International Piano Competitions, and a top laureate at the Busoni International Competition. Greene has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco, Utah and National Symphonies, the Czech National Symphony, the Tokyo Symphony and many others. He has played recitals in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Moscow Rachmaninov Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Lisbon Sao Paulo Opera House, Hong Kong City Hall and concert houses in Shanghai and Beijing. He toured Japan and Korea many times. He was an artistic ambassador to Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia for the United States Information Agency.
Greene has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan since 1990. He has won the Harold Haugh Award for Excellence in Studio Teaching. His current and former students include prizewinners in international competitions, and his former students hold important teaching posts throughout the United States.
Tickets are $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available online at goshen.edu/tickets or by calling (574) 535-7566. Goshen College faculty, staff, and students are free with valid ID.