Pianist Thomas Rosenkranz at Denison
Date of Event: October 28, 2009
Posted: October 15, 2009
Vail Visiting Artist Thomas Rosenkranz will perform a piano recital at Denison University’s Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The concert is free and open to the public.
Rosenkranz studied at the Oberlin Conservatory and received his master’s and doctoral degrees from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied under Nelita True. Described as “in a league all his own” by the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, Rosenkranz was awarded the Classical Fellowship Award in 2003 from the American Pianists Association. The State Department has twice named Rosenkranz an artist ambassador, and he’s toured North Africa and the Middle East promoting American Music.
Rosenkranz often includes solo piano improvisations in his performances and has given lectures and training to classical musicians in the art of creative improvisation. He is founder and artistic director of the Hawaii Institute for Contemporary Music, artist-in-residence at the SoundSCAPE Festival in Italy, and a member of the piano faculty at Bowling Green University.
For more information, visit www.denison.edu or contact 740-587-6220.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Vail Visiting Artist Thomas Rosenkranz piano recital at Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway) at 7 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 28. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.denison.edu or contact 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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