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June 29: Guest pianist gives free concert at WSU

Scott-Holden-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Award-winning pianist Scott Holden will perform a free, public recital as part of Washington State University’s Summer Keyboard Explorations for teens at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 29, in Bryan Hall.

His program will include works by Schumann, Haydn, Vernon Duke, Wagner-Liszt and Strauss.

Holden is the chair of keyboard performance at Brigham Young University. He graduated from the Juilliard School where he was awarded the Horowitz Prize. As a Fulbright scholar, he studied and performed at the Liszt Academy in Budapest. His 1996 Carnegie Hall debut recital was a result of winning the Leschetizky International Piano Competition.

Holden has performed in Lincoln Center and the Kennedy Center, and his performances have been broadcast on NPR, NBC and CBC. He has given many master classes and workshops and has taught courses at the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music.

 

Contact:
Sandra Lea Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, sandra_albers@wsu.edu

 

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