Clark College Orchestra welcomes pianist Greg Partain June 17
The Clark College Orchestra, conducted by Donald Appert, will present “Buried Treasures” on Sunday, June 17, in the Royal Durst Theatre on the campus of Vancouver School of Arts & Academics, 3101 Main St., Vancouver. Featured on the program will be pianist Greg Partain performing Brahms’ “Piano Concerto No. 1 in d minor.” The concert will open with Saint-saens’ “Danse Bacchanale” from Samson and Dalila and Respighi’s “The Fountains of Rome.” The performance is at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free and open to the public. Donations to the Orchestra General Fund will be accepted at the door. For more information about Clark College’s music programs, visit www.clark.edu.
In his twenty-four years on the concert stage,
pianist Gregory Partain
has appeared as recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist throughout the United States, and has performed in Germany, Poland, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Russia, and Greece. During his last sabbatical, he performed twenty recitals and taught master classes in the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, Southwest, and Hawaii as that state’s Music Teachers Association convention artist. He has frequently returned to Washington, his native state, for guest appearances with the Clark College Orchestra. Partain was the national winner of the KMS Resident Artist Competition in Seattle, won first prize in the Memphis Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition
and the Kingsville International Piano Competition, and was a finalist in the Concert Artists Guild
, New York Competition He is also a Laureate of the Indianapolis Beethoven Foundation Auditions.