|Start Date: ||4/7/2013||Start Time: ||4:00 PM
|End Date: ||4/7/2013||
Dr. Mary Hellmann will be performing a solo Piano
Recital, Sunday, April 7, at 4:00 PM. The event is FREE and open to the
public. The Recital
"Heritages" is named for her upcoming CD to be recorded this summer.
The concert features compositions that reflect the national heritages of the
composers. Composers represented on this program include: Beethoven (German),
Alberto Ginastera (Argentina), and James Paul Sain (United States). The CD will also feature works by Russian
composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Mary Hellmann is an Associate Professor of Piano at
Elizabeth City State University. She
maintains an active performing schedule as both soloist and chamber musician
and is a frequent master class clinician and adjudicator for competitions and
Her principal instructors were Menahem Pressler, Ian
Hobson, Michel Block, and Noel Engebretson.
She has participated in a variety of master classes with some of the
most renown pianists of our time including:
Ward Davenny, Lillian Kallir, Joseph Kalichstein, Rebecca Penneys,
Theodore Lettvin, Gyorgy Sebok, and Russell Sherman. Performances in university and festival
settings include: the Rutgers International Piano Festival, the International
Computer Music Conference, the Midwest Composers Forum, the Festivale
Internationale de Todi, Italy, Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United
States Conference, and the Society of Composers, Inc. She has presented recital programs for the Alabama
Public Television series Pianists at Work.
Dr. Hellmann received her Bachelor of Music, from the
University of Louisville; a Master of Music, in Piano Performance, an
additional Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy, from the University of Illinois;
and the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Alabama. Dr. Hellmann completed additional graduate
studies at the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University. Her CD Favorites includes Ludwig Van
Beethoven’s famous Appassionata Sonata, Op. 57 and works from composers Franz
Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, and Claude Debussy.
The CD is available at www.itunes.com
and http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/hellmann. The program features works that will
appear on her new CD Heritages.
Main Campus - Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
Room: Floyd L Robinson Aud
Free and open to the public.