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Jeffrey Shumway to present faculty piano recital Sept. 3

Pianist Jeffrey L. Shumway of Brigham Young University’s School of Music will be performing Friday, Sept. 3. at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The concert is free.

Shumway will play Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata in G Major and Claude Debussy’s "Suite Bergamasque" to begin the concert. He will then be joined by Tara Ellinford, Maria Heward and Stephanie Talbot in a trio arrangement of Debussy’s "Clair de Lune."

The concert will conclude with Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in D Minor, Prelude in E-flat Major and Prelude in C-sharp Minor.

Shumway has been a professor of keyboard studies at BYU since 1985. He began his studies at BYU and received his bachelor’s degree in 1976. He continued his studies at Julliard and Indiana University.

He is a member of the acclaimed American Piano Quartet and has performed and recorded in the United States, Europe, the Far East and Canada. He is the recipient of the Gina Bachauer Medal of Artistic Distinction and took second place in the 1977 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition.

For more information, contact Jeffrey Shumway at (801) 422-4922 or by e-mailing jeff_shumway@byu.edu.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

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