Community students to perform for Piano Day

For immediate release: Sept. 21, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Piano students, their parents and teachers will participate together in a talk, master class, piano tryout and recital for Piano Day on Sunday, Sept. 27, at Bloomsburg University’s Haas Center for the Arts, from 1 to 5 p.m.

The next day, guest artist Phoenix Park-Kim, a Korean pianist, will give a free concert performing music by Gershwin, Chopin, Haydn, and Liszt at 7:30 p.m. in Carver Hall.

Piano Day student participants get to play on the university’s Steinway Select Concert Grand in the 1800-seat Mitrani Hall. Dr. Park-Kim will give a master class and a talk on the importance of music study.

Participants may also work with Dr. Charisse Baldoria, see the facilities, and interact with the university’s piano majors and minors. A prizewinning pianist, Dr. Baldoria is Piano Day’s founder and the university’s piano professor.

All recital participants get a free video recording of their performance as Bloomsburg University is well known for its Audio Recording program. Pizza, donuts, and other refreshments encourage the relaxed atmosphere.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.