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SHELTON STATE TERRIFIC TUESDAY CONCERT SERIES TO HOST PIANO DUO CONCERT

Tuscaloosa, Alabama – Shelton State Community College’s Terrific Tuesday Concert Series will host a piano duo concert featuring Eun-Hee Park and Lynn Faulkner on Tuesday, March 19 at 1:00 p.m. in the Alabama Power Recital Hall on the Martin Campus.  Admission is free and open to the public.

 

The program includes Mozart’s Sonata, K. 381); Rachmaninoff’s Six Duets, Op. 11; Ravel’s Mamère l’oye; and Corigliano’s Gazebo Dances.

 

Dr. Lynn Faulkner received undergraduate and graduate degrees in piano performance from The University of Alabama where she was a student of Amanda Penick. As a doctoral student, she was the recipient of the Narramore Endowed Music Fellowship and the Graduate Council Fellowship and was awarded the Wilbur Rowand Prize for Outstanding Music Student. She was named a semifinalist in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in South Bend, Indiana, and received the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Award. Her doctoral dissertation, “Continuity in Brahms’s Late Piano Works” received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama and was selected for inclusion in Maurice Hinson’s book, The Pianist’s Bookshelf. Dr. Faulkner joined the University of Montevallo music faculty in 2007. She serves as staff accompanist and instructor of piano and was the 2016 recipient of the University of Montevallo’s Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.

 

Praised by The New York Concert Review for “a solid foundation of fluent pianism” after her debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Korean pianist Eun-Hee Park enjoys a diverse career as soloist, chamber musician, and educator. She has given numerous concerts throughout the United States, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Brazil, and Costa Rica. As a recording artist, she has released albums on the Naxos, Emeritus, MSR Classics, Navona Records, and Capstone labels. Concerning this particular album, Gramophone stated, “[p]ianist Eun-Hee Park’s fast, light-fingered touch…provides numerous moments of purely physical delight.” Currently, Park is an Assistant Professor of Music and Head of Keyboard Area at the University of Montevallo. Park holds degrees from Florida State University (D.M.), Oklahoma City University (M.M.), and Colorado Mesa University (B.A.).

 

Shelton State’s Terrific Tuesday Concert Series is designed to showcase a variety of repertory styles.  Weekly performances are offered by guest artists as well as Shelton State faculty and students.

 

For more information, contact Lillian Roberts at 205.391.2399 or lroberts@sheltonstate.edu.