Skip to: Main Content Search Navigation Secondary Navigation
Woman in stage makeup
Ohio University > Fine Arts > What's Happening > School of Music Hosts Celebrated Pianist Joyce Yang, June 22

School of Music Hosts Celebrated Pianist Joyce Yang, June 22

School of Music Hosts Celebrated Pianist Joyce Yang, June 22

Jun 19, 2018

Joyce Yang; Image courtesy of Arts Management Group.

Acclaimed Pianist Joyce Yang
Friday, June 22
7:30 p.m. 
Glidden Recital Hall
$10 suggested donation


The College of Fine Arts and the School of Music welcome acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang, for a performance in Glidden Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 22, as part of the school’s annual Piano Pedagogy Seminar. Open to the public, there is a suggested donation of $10 per person for this evening recital.

“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome internationally acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang to Ohio University as the featured artist for the 2018 Ohio University Piano Pedagogy Seminar. Joyce is an extraordinary artist who will undoubtedly deliver a powerful and deeply communicative recital. This recital is one not to be missed.” —Christopher Fisher, founder and artistic director of the Ohio University Piano Pedagogy Seminar. 

This recital will feature selections by composers Grieg, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Janacek and Liszt.

Blessed with “poetic and sensitive pianism” (Washington Post) and a “wondrous sense of color” (San Francisco Classical Voice), pianist Joyce Yang captivates audiences with her virtuosity, lyricism and interpretive sensitivity. As a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Yang showcases her colorful musical personality in solo recitals and collaborations with the world’s top orchestras and chamber musicians.

Part of the University’s Piano Pedagogy Seminar, in conjunction with the OHIO Summer Music Camp, Yang’s visit includes this public recital and a master class for registered participants. The Ohio University Piano Pedagogy Seminar, June 22–23, provides piano teachers and students with professional enrichment opportunities through a series of energizing workshops, presentations and performances, exploring a variety of relevant and stimulating topics. Participants will have opportunities to share ideas and engage in dialogue with clinicians and with one another through round-table discussions and informal conversations. 


Recent News

Experiences with London Study Abroad Program, Summer 2018

Jul 11, 2018 British Museum, Summer 2018, photo by Ed Pauley.   What was London like before London? How did the Rosetta Stone help unravel messages in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics? How were teeth extracted 200 years ago? These were only a few of the topics ...
Read More

Former Theater Faculty, Robert L. Hobbs Influenced Generations on Screen and Stage

Jul 9, 2018 Robert L. Hobbs spearheaded a world class Professional Actor Training Program, transforming the way acting was taught at OHIO. Former students remember his unique way of teaching and mentoring, and his vast influence on their lives.
Read More