Students from Park University's International Center for Music will be featured in the ICM's Young Artist Showcase Concert on Saturday, April 27, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University's Parkville Campus. Admission to the concert, a part of the ICM's 2012-13 Concert Series, is free.
The concert, which will highlight the University's exceptionally gifted artists, will also include performances from ICM graduates and former students of Park's Youth Conservatory for Music. Scheduled to perform in the concert are:
--- Patrick Elisha, piano, junior applied music/piano major from Statesboro, Ga. (attended Washburn Rural High School, Topeka, Kan.), performing "Fantaisie in F Minor, Op 49," by Frederic Chopin
--- Cristian Fatu, violin, 2008 graduate certificate, 2010 Master of Music graduate and current artist diploma graduate student, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Bucharest, Romania), performing "Nocturne in C Sharp Minor" by Chopin and "Hora Staccato" by Grigoras Dinicu
--- Erin Hales, piano, 2011 graduate and current graduate certificate student in piano performance, Fountain Hills, Ariz. (attended McClintock High School, Tempe, Ariz.), performing will perform "Aria variata alla maniera Italiana" by J.S. Bach
--- Maria Ioudenitch, violin, 17, Overland Park, Kan. (attends The Barstow School, Kansas City, Mo.; she is a former YCM student and daughter of Stanislav Ioudenitch, associate professor of music/piano and winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition), performing "Sonata for Violin Solo, Ballade in D Minor, Op. 27, No. 3" by Eugene Ysaye
--- Mansur Kadirov, cello, senior applied music/strings major, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, performing "Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 125" by Sergei Prokofiev
--- Yuntian Liu, piano, 2011 Master of Music graduate and 2012 graduate certificate in piano performance, Guangzhou, China, performing selections from Suite Bergamasque and Etude No.9 pour les notes repetees by Claude Debussy, and "Etudes-Tableaux Op. 39, No. 9" by Sergei Rachmaninoff
--- David Radzynski, violin, graduate student in violin performance and ICM teaching assistant, Columbus, Ohio, performing "Sonata No. 3" by Bach and "Polonaise No. 1 in D Major, Op. 4" by Henryk Wieniawski
--- Dana Rath, cello, 13, Lawrence, Kan. (attends Bishop Seabury Academy and is a former YCM student), performing the first movement of "Concerto in D Minor" by Edouard Lalo
Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, ICM collaborative pianist, will accompany the student performances.
The ICM's 2012-13 Concert Series season will come to an end on Friday, May 10, with its Faculty Chamber Music Concert, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. The concert will feature the husband/wife duo of Ben Sayevich, violin (and Park professor of music), and Lisovskaya-Sayevich, as well as ICM students and special guests.
The International Center for Music at Park University was established to foster the exchange of master teacher/performers, renowned young musicians and programs from countries across the globe. The education of emerging musicians is at the philosophical core of the Center's mission and the quality of that training crucial to great artistry. The focus of the Center is on piano and strings performance. Ingrid Stolzel is the director of the ICM. For more information about the International Center for Music, contact Stolzel at email@example.com or (816) 584-6484, or visit www.park.edu/icm.
Please note: Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel has restricted physical access. Park University wants to make available to everyone access to all programs and activities conducted in this building. Requests for physical access accommodations should be addressed in a timely manner to Park University’s Office of Campus Safety at (816) 584-6444. Park University will make all reasonable modifications to ensure that individuals with physical challenges have an equal opportunity to enjoy all programs and activities.