Susan DeWitt Smith – Piano Recital

Pianist Susan DeWitt Smith is associate professor of music, director of piano, and theory coordinator at Lewis & Clark.A native of Portland, Oregon, Smith has an active career as both a soloist and chambermusician. She has performed as a soloist with the Oregon Symphony, and on subscription series with the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, Palomar Symphony and the Dartmouth Symphony.A co-founder of the Nelson Chamber Music Festival in New Zealand, Smith is highly regarded asa chamber musician and has performed at festivals throughout the country, with musicians who include members of the Juilliard, Kronos, and Philadelphia string quartets. She has performed at the Bloch, Cascade Head andthe Cascade music festivals in Oregon, as well as the Grand Teton, Hot Springs, and Olympic music festivals.An enthusiastic and committed proponent of music education, she co-founded the innovative and highly successful Music in Context series in 2005. A graduate of Dartmouth College, she earned her MM from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music. She is a member of Portland’s Third Angle New Music Ensemble, and has recorded extensively on the KOCH International Classics label. Concert Program J.S. Bach (1685-1750)Partita in Bb Major, BWV 825 Praeludium Allemande Corrente Sarabande Menuet I, II Gigue Michael JohansonRhapsody Samuel Barber (1910-1981)Excursions, Op 20 I. Un poco allegroII. In slow blues tempoIII. AllegrettoIV.Allegro molto Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)Nocturne in Db Major,Op 27, No. 2Waltz in C# minor, Op 64, No. 2Ballade in g minor, Op23

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:00am

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Hall
250 River Road, Athens, GA 30602

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