CANCELED: Lee Piano Festival Finale Concert Features Pianist Richard Steinbach

Event Details


Date: March 28, 2020

Times: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Hamre Recital Hall in the Humanities Center

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this event is canceled.

 

Richard Steinbach will be the featured artist at the 2020 Lee Piano Festival on Mar. 26-28 in the Hamre Recital Hall located in Humanities Center. Dr. Steinbach will close the Festival with an eclectic program of both classical and contemporary piano works by composers from around the world. From Chick Corea to Lowell Liebermann, Steinbach's finale performance will feature composers who incorporate folk music, popular music and jazz into their compositions at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, in Hamre Recital Hall.

The concert is free and the public is welcome. Tickets are not required.

The 2020 Augustana University Lee Piano Festival is funded through the generous gifts of Karl O. Lee and his mother, Agnes Lee. The Festival is in honor of the late J. Earl Lee and his deceased wife Clara Lee, two esteemed Augustana professors emeritus — of music and speech (respectively).

The three-day celebration of the piano takes place in the Humanities building on the Augustana University campus. Each day presents unique opportunities for learning, listening, and participation to music teachers and piano students.