John Krebs, Guest Piano Recital
September 21, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Pianist John Krebs will perform a recital of contemporary American piano music on Friday, September 21 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Our Lord. Admission and parking are free.
A native of Iowa, John Krebs holds degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Maryland. After teaching at Central Missouri State University, Prince George’s Community College, and Luther College, Krebs has been at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas for the past twenty years. At Hendrix, his teaching duties have included music theory, music history and literature, an opera survey course, jazz history, and studio piano. He has also served as chair of both the Hendrix music department and humanities area. An avid collaborative pianist, Krebs has performed in Canada, Germany, Slovenia, Scotland, and Thailand. He has been an active member of Music Teachers National Association at the local, state, and national levels, and in 2011 he was named an MTNA Foundation Fellow.
Dr. Krebs will perform works for piano written by contemporary American composers Sebastian Currier, Timothy Kramer, Sheila Silver and George Tsontakis.