Classical pianist Ursula Oppens will perform in Daniel Recital Hall on Fri., Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. Admission to the recital is $5 for adults, $2 for students.
Ms. Oppens has appeared with orchestras throughout the United States and Europe, and received two Grammy nominations for her Vanguard recording of Frederic Rzewski’s The People United Will Never be Defeated, and for American Piano Music of Our Time. In May of 2002, she received the Letters of Distinction Award at the American Music Center’s 38th annual presentation ceremony, an award that pays tribute to those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions towards the advancement of American contemporary music. During the 1999-2000 season, she presided over The Carnegie Hall Millennium Piano Book at Carnegie Halls Weill Recital Hall.
Ms. Oppens will be on the Converse campus to participate in the Converse College Piano Clinic Jan. 24-25. The annual clinic offers opportunities in piano instruction for both high school students and teachers of piano.
For more information, contact Dr. Douglas Weeks at (864) 596-9006.
*This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather.