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Feb. 22nd Piano Concert Continues Catawba Artist Series

January 28, 2013

Category: Events, Music, Staff


BehringerA free program of piano music by Patrick Behringer at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in Omwake-Dearborn Chapel continues the Catawba Artist Series for spring semester. Behringer will perform works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Prokofiev.

Behringer performs throughout the Fort Worth, Texas area and maintains a private piano studio there. He is a regular lecture recitalist in public schools as part of the Fort Worth Contemporary Music Fund's education program, "The Legacy of the Americas."  He has taught piano at Syracuse University, Interlochen Arts Camp, and Wisconsin Conservatory through teaching assistantships and internships. He has performed recitals on Mt. Mary College's Young Artist Series and annually at the Steinway Gallery of Milwaukee.

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He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a Master of Music in piano performance from Syracuse University, where he earned the Future Professoriate Program's Certificate in Undergraduate Teaching, graduating with high honors from both universities.

The Catawba Artist Series was kicked off by Catawba College adjunct faculty member, Wei Jiao, who performed works of Scarlatti, Mozart, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, and modern Chinese composer Zhou Long in a Sunday Jan. 20 concert.

Artists SeriesIn all, six free concerts are offered as part of the Catawba Artist Series. In addition to Behringer's upcoming performance and Jiao's recent concert, others planned include at 7 p.m. Mar. 15, a piano performance by Renpeng "Peter" Dong; at 7 p.m. Mar. 22, a piano trio performance from Anne Sellitti, Dr. Dan Skidmore and Jacob Hahn; at 2 p.m. May 5, a piano performance by Jacob Hahn; and at 3 p.m. Apr. 21, a piano concert by Steven Heyman.

For additional information about the Catawba Artist Series, contact Jacob Hahn at jahahn@catawba.edu or by phone at (336) 456-4017.


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