Please note: due to performer illness, this concert has been RESCHEDULED for Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. Previously purchased tickets will be honored at the new date and time.
Goshen College Professor of Music and pianist Matthew Hill will present a recital of solo piano and chamber music in Rieth Recital Hall. Featuring Solomia Soroka, violin & Jose Rocha, cello.
Matthew Hill, pianist and Goshen College professor of music, teaches piano, chamber music, music history, and pedagogy. He is an active recitalist, chamber musician, concerto performer, and master classes teacher. His interests in monasticism, theology, and the role of silence in music, engage his teaching, scholarship, and performing with a unique perspective and depth. In the summer of 2013 he was on the piano faculty at the Schlern International Music Festival in northern Italy and also currently teaches on the piano faculty at the prestigious Interlochen Fine Arts Summer Camp.
The Blue Griffin recording label released his CD recording, Silent Colors, containing works by Liszt, Debussy, Messiaen, and several Gershwin songs arranged as virtuoso etudes by Earl Wild. The American Record Guide commenting on this recording states: “Matthew Hill is a talented pianist who has definite ideas as to how this music should go. He has a respectable technique to accomplish his aims.”
He has a doctorate in piano performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Howard Karp and has also studied with the renowned Beethoven performer Claude Frank, as well as with Dr. Richard Angeletti, and Dr. Garik Pedersen. His students have won various competitions – including a variety of concerto performances, and have also gone onto graduate study at such schools as the University of Oklahoma, Ball State University, Bowling Green University, Westminster Choir College, the University of South Florida, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Kansas City Conservatory of Music.
Performance: Matthew Hill, solo piano
Series: Music Dept/Music Center Concerts
Date: November 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Location: Rieth Recital Hall
Pricing: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students. GC faculty/staff/students free with ID.
Tickets: Available October 4, 2016 at the Box Office or by phone at (574) 535-7566