Academic Calendar

Guest Artist Piano Recital

Date:
April 15, 2016
Time:
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Category:
Fine Arts
Location:
Rothwell Recital Hall
Details:

Rothwell Recital HallThe Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music presents a guest artist recital with pianist Richard Fountain at 7:30 p.m, April 15, in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

Fountain is associate professor of collaborative piano at Wayland Baptist University and teaches applied piano and accompanying as well as collaborating with choral ensembles and student and faculty soloists. Fountain received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, studying with internationally celebrated pianist Paul Barnes. He has been a soloist with the Marion  Philharmonic Orchestra, the UNL Symphony Orchestra and performed Liszt’s Totentanz with Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra in Lincoln, NE during the 2008-2009 season. He holds the principal keyboard position in both the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra.

An accomplished collaborative pianist, Fountain has worked with a wide variety of vocal and instrumental soloists, as well as several large choral ensembles. He was the principal rehearsal and performance pianist for the world premiere of the musical Broadcast, by Scott  Murphy and Nathan Christensen. Fountain has recently developed an interest in early pianos, and has studied forte piano with Dr. Ann Chang-Barnes at UNL and with Malcolm Bilson at Cornell University. He remains an ardent student of historical performance practice on both period and modern instruments.

 

Contact:
Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music
409-880-8144
lamar.edu/music