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Occasional Symphony performs “Asian Art Suite” featuring guest pianist Stanley Cowell
December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15 – $50
Please join the Occasional Symphony for a special concert-fundraiser at the Baltimore Museum of Art featuring Stanley Cowell, Steinway jazz pianist and composer. Stanley Cowell is Professor Emeritus of Jazz Piano at Rutgers-Mason Gross School of the Arts. Professor for 33 years and a Steinway Artist, he has performed and recorded worldwide as solo pianist with diverse ensembles from duos to orchestras in jazz venues and concert halls. His formal training in music includes a bachelor’s degree in music and an honorary doctorate from Oberlin Conservatory, a Master of Music from University of Michigan, study at the Mozarteum Akademie in Salzburg, Austria, and graduate work at Wichita State and University of Southern California. He has an impressive list of hundreds of recordings as composer and pianist. Articles and reviews on Stanley Cowell are in the New York Times, Washington Post, Jazz Times, Hot House, and New York City Jazz Record.
This concert will also feature Atom Hearts Club Suite No. 2 by Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu and Darius Milhaud’s jazz-infused La Création du Monde and is co-sponsored by The Piano Choir Inc.
Student and General Admission tickets will be open seating. Premium ticket holders will be assigned reserved orchestra seating.
An on-stage meet and greet with CD signing for premium ticket holders will follow the concert.