Dr. William Lipke’s, Adams State University professor of music, faculty piano recital begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 24, in Leon Memorial Hall on the Adams State campus. The program will include music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Josef Haydn, Frederic Chopin, and others.
Lipke has performed with musicians of international stature such as the Ying Quartet (four different seasons) and international opera baritone Håkan Hagegård. He has performed at the World Piano Conference in Europe and performed on a recital series and given a radio interview in St. Petersburg, Russia. His appearances with orchestra include the Liszt Concerto in A Major and have been broadcast on public radio. He has given numerous presentations at state, national and international conventions. Lipke holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His early teacher was a graduate of the Royal College of Music in London and he first appeared as a concerto soloist with a youth orchestra at the age of twelve. He studied privately with Ozan Marsh (a pupil of Liszt protégés Emil von Sauer and Egon Petri, Horowitz and Rachmaninoff) and chamber music with the LaSalle Quartet and Dorothy Delay. One of his students performed as a soloist with the Honolulu Symphony. He has also taught at the Northern Arizona University Summer Music Camp.
Admission is $5 adults, $1 students, and free to AS&F and Friends of Music. Tickets will be available in advance or at the door. For more information contact the Music Department at 719-587-7621 or firstname.lastname@example.org.