Pianist Adam Clark will perform at Hope College as a guest artist on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
Clark will perform a variety of works as part of the college’s Free @3 Series. He will begin the concert with “Arioso,” from “Keyboard Concerto” in F Minor, by Johann Sebastian Bach and Alfred Cortot. He will also play two pieces by Ludwig Van Beethoven, “Sonata” in E-flat Major, Op. 81a “Das Lebewohl’” and “Sonata” in F-sharp Major, Op. 78. The program will also feature a variety of pieces by Frédéric Chopin, including “Nocturne” in F-sharp Major, Op. 15. No. 2, “Prelude” in F-sharp Major, Op. 28. No. 13, and “Barcarolle” in F-sharp Major, Op. 60. Closing the concert Clark will play “Fantasy” in F-sharp Minor, Op. 28, by Felix Mendelssohn.
Clark has been praised for his artistry and intelligence as a soloist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist throughout the United States, as well as in Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Australia and South Korea. His performances have been broadcast on WPLN in Nashville, WMUK in Michigan, and MBC National Television in Korea. He has been published in American Music Teacher Magazine, the College Music Society’s Symposium and Piano Pedagogy Forum.
He is currently an associate professor of piano at Middle Tennessee State University. He was on the faculty of Hope College from 2008 to 2014, and prior to that held teaching positions at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the University of Texas at Austin.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.