Piano recital at UPike, Sept. 3 ­­­

August 28, 2013

PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville will host an evening of live piano music.

Phillip Todd Westgate, associate professor of music, will present a solo piano recital on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m. in Booth Auditorium. The audience will have an opportunity to experience the music from a perspective typically reserved for the performer as they will be seated on stage during the performance.

“There is a vast library of piano repertoire that is very beautiful and the opportunity to experience part of this music in a live acoustic setting is something that will leave a musical impression that is lasting,” said Westgate.

The program will include works for solo piano by Joseph Haydn, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Frederic Chopin. The university has a nice collection of keyboard instruments and this recital with be performed on a Steinway Model B.

The performance is free to the community. For more information, contact the University of Pikeville Office of Public Affairs at (606) 218-5270.