Friday, March 16, 2012
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
St. Petersburg Gibbs Campus Music Center, located at 6605 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg
Pianist Rebecca Penneys is a recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral soloist, educator and adjudicator. At 17 she was awarded the unprecedented Special Critics’ Prize at the Seventh International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, an award created in her honor. Additionally, she won the Most Outstanding Musician Prize at the Fifth Vianna Da Motta International Piano Competition (Portugal) and was top prizewinner in the Second Paloma O’Shea International Piano Competition (Spain).
Rebecca is professor of piano at Eastman (since 1980) and chairwoman of the Chautauqua Institution Piano Department (since 1985). She is also Artist-in-Residence at St. Petersburg College. In 2010 Rebecca became co-founder and artistic chair of the Steinway Society of Tampa Bay and in 2011 became affiliated pianist for the Florida Orchestra Chamber Music Series. She is founder-pianist (1999) of the Salon Chamber Music Series, a five-concert series at the Rochester Academy of Medicine and she is also founder and artistic director (2009) of a very popular young artist series called Eastman Piano Series at the Summit.
$10.00-tickets are only available at the door. Free for SPC students and staff with ID.
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