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Faculty Recital with Sha Wang

Sha WangDr. Sha Wang, assistant professor of Music at Geneva College, will give a faculty recital at John White Chapel at 7:30 p.m. on October 23, 2009. Selections include Chopin's "Nocturne in C# minor" and "Polonaise in A-flat major," as well as works by Franz Liszt and Frederic Rzewski. She will also be performing this fall at Chatham College and at the Kosciuszko Foundation Auditorium in New York City.

Dr. Wang is the first prize winner at the Long Beach Mozart Festival Concerto Competition, the grand prize winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society Competition in 2008, the 2nd prize winner of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in 2009, and the alternate finalist at the 2009 Seattle International Piano Competition.

She has been the guest soloist for the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra and Pasadena Pops Orchestra and performed at venues such as the Descanso Gardens in La Cañada and the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. Her New York debut was at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan. She has appeared on stages of Aspen Music Festival and School, Interlochen Arts Academy, and other major summer festivals throughout the country. As a collaborative pianist, she has performed with pianist Lang Lang, violinist Kun Dong (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra), soprano Tamara Wilson (Houston Opera) and the members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Dr. Wang received her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, where she became the youngest doctoral graduate from the Conservatory.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).


 

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