Michelle Cann, Piano

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October 4

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Gates Concert Hall

Audience: Alumni,  Current Student,  Faculty,  Families,  Neighbor or Friend,  Prospective Student,  Staff

Michelle Cann is the recipient of the 2022 Sphinx Medal of Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by the Sphinx Organization, dedicated to the development of Black and Latino classical musicians. Her program reflects her commitment to and passionate advocacy of music by underrepresented composers.

Program:

-Hazel Scott: Improvisation on Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C-sharp Minor
-Joel Thompson: My Dungeon Shook, Three American Preludes
-Alberto Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22
-Maurice Ravel: La Valse
-Nathan Gulla: Ballade for Piano
-William Grant Still: A Deserted Plantation
-Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514

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