Award-Winning Pianist in Mary Baldwin Sunday Recital

September 14, 2006

Mary Baldwin University’s Sunday Recital Series continues with pianist Gerald Lee on Sunday, September 24. The concert will feature works by Mozart, Brahms, Scriabin, and Schubert.

Lee is assistant professor of piano and concert artist series chairman at West Liberty State College. He has earned three piano performance degrees: bachelor of music, master of music, and doctor of musical arts from Illinois Wesleyan University, Indiana University, and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, respectively.

Lee is a prizewinner in several competitions including first place in the 2002 National Society of Arts and Letters Piano Competition in Michigan; second place in the 2002 National Finals of the Music Teachers’ National Association Collegiate Artists’ Piano Competition; and third place in the 2003 International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition held in Tennessee. Lee serves as an adjudicator for piano festivals and competitions, and is currently second vice president for the West Virginia Music Teachers’ Association.

The performance will be at 3 p.m. on September 24 in Mary Baldwin University’s Francis Auditorium at the corner of Coalter and Frederick streets, Staunton. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $4 for students and seniors. They can be purchased at The Bookstack or at the door. For more information, call (540) 887-7294.