WIPAC Spring Piano Concert Part I
Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 1:30pm
Featuring- Haskell Small, Pianist, composer and Chair of piano dept. at Washington Conservatory of Music.
Hailed by England's Musical Times for his "dazzlingly prodigious technique", Haskell Small has concertized with great success in major European capitals, South America, Japan and China, and has been enthusiastically received by American audiences in such venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Spoleto Festival.
Mr. Small has received numerous awards and has been featured in the nationally broadcast PBS special, "A Celebration of the Piano." Following in the tradition of 18th and 19th century pianist/composers, Haskell Small is also an accomplished composer, who often performs his own works.
Since 2000, he has been composer-in-residence with the Mount Vernon Orchestra.
Haskell Small received his musical training at the San Francisco Conservatory and Carnegie-Mellon University, and has studied piano with Leon Fleisher, William Masselos, Harry Franklin and Jeanne Behrend, as well as composition with Roland Leich and Vincent Persichetti. Currently he is the piano department Chair of the Washington Conservatory of Music.
Informal tea reception follows.
Free to the public - First Come, First Served.
No taping, recording and/or photos