Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockford will present concert pianist Jesse Parker in A Piano Informance, an informational performance of piano transcriptions at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, at the church, 4848 Turner St. (near the west entrance to Rockford College).
An informance is a more relaxed concert with information given before each piece, as well as inviting questions from the audience.
A free-will offering will be taken.
Parker studied with the famed one-armed piano virtuoso Paul Wittgenstein. He has a masters in composition and a Ph.D. in musicology from Stanford. He also writes and lectures about the prevention of repetitive stress injuries to musicians.
A Master Class focusing on piano techniques specific to avoiding stress injuries for students of The Music Academy of Rockford College will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, also at the church. Admission is free, and observers are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Dave Lantz at 968-3365 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, 2006, issue