Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 10, 2013

Piano concert tonight at KCU School of Music

GRAYSON — Kentucky Christian University School of Music will present a free concert by pianist Adam Clark at 7 p.m. today.

Clark will perform music by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Schubert and Stravinsky. Included on the program will be Stravinsky’s arrangement from his famous ballet, Petroushka. The program begins with a transcription by Rachmaninoff of “The Star Spangled Banner.”

Clark has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and concerto soloist throughout the United States, as well as in Belgium, Italy and South Korea. His performances have been broadcast on WMUK in Michigan as well as MBC National Television in Korea.

His competition honors include first prizes in the American Protégé International Piano Competition and the San Luis Obispo Symphony Concerto Competition, as well as awards of distinction in the Hellam Young Artists Piano Competition, the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition, and the Ibla Grand Prize Competition in Italy.

He has appeared with orchestras including the Holland Symphony Orchestra, the San Luis Obispo Symphony and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and has performed as a soloist in notable venues throughout the United States, including New York’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

For more information, call Wes Golightly at (606) 474-3221.

 

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