Thomas Rosenkranz to open BU’s piano series

Date:  January 14, 2005

BLOOMSBURG— The first program in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s 2005 piano series will feature a performance by pianist Thomas Rosenkranz Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in Carver Hall’s Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium. Rosenkranz’s performance is one of four programs in the piano series, offered in association with BU’s Celebrity Artist Series.

Rosenkranz, who received the Classic Fellowship Award from the American Pianist Association, is the national winner of the Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Competition. He trained at the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio, the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music and in Paris.
Other pianists who will perform as part of the series are: Orrin Evans, Wednesday, Feb. 2; Barry Hannigan, Wednesday, March 23; and James Douthit, Tuesday, April 19. All programs begin at 7 p.m. in Carver Hall’s K.S. Gross Auditorium.

Tickets, at $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults, can be obtained through the Haas Center for the Arts box office at (570) 389-4409. The box office is open Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. and from noon to 8 p.m. on performance dates. 

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 17 master’s and one doctoral degree.