Chestnut Hill College to Host Steinway Artist Concert

Karen Walwyn, internationally known pianist and composer, will perform Sunday, February 26 at 3 p.m. in CHC’s East Parlor.

Witness beautiful music being made at Chestnut Hill College during the 2017 Steinway Artist Concert featuring Karen Walwyn, D.M.A., on Sunday, February 26, at 3 p.m. in the East Parlor of CHC’s St. Joseph Hall.

Dr. Walwyn is a concert pianist, composer and an Albany Recording Artist who recently received the Award of Excellence for her recording of her composition titled “Reflections on 9/11.” She performs around the world in international concert halls in Johannesburg, South Africa, London, Nice, France, the Virgin Islands to name a few. She also has appeared recently on NPR and PBS.

During her performance at CHC, she will feature works by Florence Price, the first African-American female composer to gain national status (1881-1953

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Florence Price Recording Project

Dr. Walwyn looks forward to completing the first of four volumes of music for solo piano and some chamber work of Florence Price. She anticipates the completion of the first volume by July 2021. Updates will be announced here at our Florence Price News.
Most of the works to be recorded will be premiere recordings. It is a very exciting project, and we hope that you will check back to see how things are coming especially as we get closer to Florence’s birthday, April 9.

We are accepting donations towards the recording project.

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