Pianist, Spencer Myer, will perform for the PE Music Society on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 in the NMMU South campus Auditorium. The concert starts at 19h30.
One of the most important American artists of his generation, Spencer Myer has garnered stellar audience and critical acclaim from around the globe, rapidly establishing a significant and continuously expanding career. Spencer Myer’s orchestral, recital and chamber music performances have been heard throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia.
An enthusiastic supporter of the education of young musicians, he has been a frequent guest artist at workshops for students and teachers, and has served on the faculties of the Baldwin-Wallace College and Oberlin College Conservatories of Music. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Julian Martin. Other teachers include Peter Takács, Joseph Schwartz and Christina Dahl. During the course of his undergraduate studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, he was the recipient of numerous awards from that institution, while, in 2000, he was named a recipient of a four-year Jacob K. Javits Memorial Fellowship from the United States Department of Education. His Doctor of Musical Arts degree was conferred by Stony Brook University in 2005.
For his concert in Port Elizabeth he has chosen the following program:
- Sonatas K13, K213, K427 – D Scarlatti
- Fantasie in C major Op 17 – R Schumann
- Sonatine – M Ravel
- Excursions – S Barber
- Three Rags – William Bolcom
Spencer will also present a lunch hour lecture demonstration at NMMU on Wednesday, 11 March 2015, between 13h00 and 14h00. Entrance is free and you are welcome to attend.
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