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Cornish Presents Two Chamber Music Concerts in October

October 05, 2009

Seattle, WA – For the second year in a row, Cornish College of the Arts will co-sponsor the Seattle International Piano Festival, an international classical piano competition held at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall, along with master classes, clinics, and a special two piano performance presented at Cornish on October 9 & 11. The opening night concert of the Seattle International Piano Festival features works for two pianos performed by Ivona Kaminska, Peter Mack, Christopher Bowlby, and William Chapman Nyaho.

On October 30, Violist Mara Gearman (Faculty, Music Department) will present an inventive program of chamber music with pianist Jerrod Wendland, featuring works by Brahms, Shostakovich, and Claude Bolling.

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL & COMPETITION
Performance, October 9, 8 pm
Master classes, October 11, 10 am - 3pm

PONCHO Concert Hall
710 East Roy Street
Tickets: $18 general advance, $20 general at door, $10 students, alumni & seniors

MARA GEARMAN RECITAL
Friday, October 30, 8 pm

PONCHO Concert Hall
Tickets: $18 general advance, $20 general at door, $10 students, alumni & seniors

For more information on how to purchase tickets please visit http://www.cornish.edu/events or call 206.726.5011.

For additional information, to request images, please contact Meike Kaan or Beth Fleenor.

About Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts is nationally recognized as a premier college of the visual and performing arts offering Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in dance, theater, art, design and performance production, and a Bachelor of Music degree. A pioneer in arts education, Cornish College of the Arts sprang from the remarkable vision of Nellie Cornish, a woman determined to cultivate the arts in Seattle when it was scarcely more than a frontier town. Her philosophy of educating the artist through exposure to all the arts was progressive at the time, and continues to be innovative today.