Summer Piano Institute kicks off this Friday with solo piano recital by School of Music's Nathan Hess


Contributed by Jenny Stockdale

School of Music piano faculty Nathan Hess will present an all-French solo program this Friday, June 28, as part of the Summer Piano Institute at Ithaca College. The recital will take place at 7 p.m., in Hockett Family Recital Hall, within the Whalen Center for Music.

Debussy: Hills of Anacapri, Minstrels (from Preludes, Book 1)
Roussel: Sonatine
Satie: Sports et Divertissements
           Susan Avery, narrator
Poulenc: Intermezzo in A-flat
                Preambule, Cadence, and Final from Soirees de Nazelles
                Suite in C Major

The School of Music's Summer Piano Institute (SPI) -- where talented young pianists are invited to the IC campus for 10 days of intensive piano study-- will run from June 27 to July 6, hosting seven concerts in Hockett Family Recital Hall and one in Ford Hall. Concerts will feature piano faculty members, guest performers, and SPI participants. Check the online concert calendar for program updates!

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