West Virginia University professor of piano Christine Kefferstan will be joined by visiting artist YeeHa Chiu for a piano recital at the Creative Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 30.

The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (Room 200A) and is free and open to the public.

The program for this four-hands recital includes Franz Schubert’s “Fantasy for Piano Four Hands in f minor D. 940 (op. 103)”; “Ballade for solo piano” by Robert Schultz, featuring YeeHa Chiu; “Legend in c# minor, Op. 59 #6” and “Slavonic Dance in e minor, Op. 72 #10” by Antonin Dvoř�k; and Claude Debussy’s “Petite Suite.”

Hong Kong-born pianist YeeHa Chiu is a Steinway Artist and a graduate of the Royal College of Music and the Juilliard School. She has performed in solo and chamber music recitals in Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States, and as a concerto soloist with orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony. Based in Pittsburgh, Chiu is in demand as a teacher and coach, and frequently collaborates with musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Recognized by the WVU School of Music and by the West Virginia Music Teachers Association for her excellence in teaching, Christine Kefferstan graduated from the College-Conservatory of Cincinnati where she studied with David Bar-Illan. Recent performances include solo and collaborative recitals in London at St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Manchester, U.K.; Toronto, San Antonio, Cincinnati, Rio de Janiero, Pittsburgh and Belize. As a founding member of the Sarasvati Trio, she is active in chamber music and recently performed on the Pittsburgh Steinway Society series, the Kanawha Forum, the Spencer Memorial Series, and the Taft Museum Chamber Series. Kefferstan has presented numerous lecture-recitals for the national conferences of Music Teachers Association and for the College Music Society.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4359.



CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts
304-293-4359, Charlene.Lattea@mail.wvu.edu

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