Celebrate Piano Series

Celebrate Piano Series IV: Margery McDuffie Whatley

Margery McDuffie WhatleySunday, January 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Music Recital Hall: $20 General/$15 Seniors/ $10 students

Margery McDuffie Whatley performs from coast to coast both as piano soloist and as chamber musician, returns to the Celebrate Piano Series Stage.  A native of Macon, Georgia, she has performed at the United States Supreme Court at the request of former Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun; at the World Congress Center in Atlanta for the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony; and at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion with her brother, Robert McDuffie, an internationally acclaimed violinist with whom she frequently collaborates.  A favorite among Missoula audiences, Margery returns to Missoula from her family’s new home in Birmingham, Alabama. Welcome back, MargeryGet your tickets here!

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Celebrate Piano Series V: Stephen Beus

Stephen BeusSunday, April 12, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Music Recital Hall: $20 General/$15 Seniors/ $10 students

Stephen Beus distinguished his artistry early by winning the national title of all three Music Teachers National Association piano competitions: Junior, Senior, and Young Artist.  Only one other American pianist has won this honor, a “Triple Crown” in the piano world.  Further, in the space of just four months, Stephen won first prize in the 2006 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, first place in the Vendome Prize International Piano Competition (Lisbon) and was awarded the Max I. Allen Fellowship of the American Pianists Association. Stephen now serves on the artist faculty of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Get your tickets here!

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