Pianist Joel Fan To Give Recital At Covenant College

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The Covenant College music department will present renowned pianist Joel Fan in concert Friday at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Joel Fan studied at the Juilliard Pre-College Division, and later received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. He went on to receive a master of music degree in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory. Mr. Fan has won numerous international competitions, including the Busoni International Piano Competition in Italy. He has performed alongside Yo-Yo Ma, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Singapore Philharmonic, and more.

Mr. Fan has released multiple CDs, including World-Keys and West of the Sun. World-Keys features music from ten different countries and reached number three on the Billboard Classical Chart. Most recently, Mr. Fan released his third CD, Revelations, as a tribute to his mentor, American composer Leon Kirchner.

The evening’s program will include selections from Wagner, Brahms, Liszt, Gershwin, and others.

For more information, contact Covenant College’s music department at 706.419.1453.

 


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