Music on Main Celebrates 10th Anniversary Season

Event Information
Event Dates: 
November 4, 2012 - 3:00pm

Location

First Congregational Church
165 Main St.
Amherst, MA
Phone: 413-253-3456

Celebrated pianists Estela Kersenbaum Olevsky and Nadine Shank will open the10th Anniversary

Concert Series of Music on Main on Sunday, November 4, 3:00 pm at the First Congregational Church,

Amherst, MA. An eclectic program will feature solo and duo- piano works by Mozart, Liszt, Brahms, Bolcom and Shostakovitch on two Steinway Grand pianos.

Donations are welcomed at the door.

Estela Olevsky is a Professor Emerita of Piano of the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she chaired the Piano Department until May, 2002. She has a large and devoted following in the USA, Latin America, Europe and Asia, and has performed as a soloist in musical centers throughout the world, including New York City's Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, the 92nd Street "Y", Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Boston's Jordan Hall, Vienna's Konzertverein, Berlin's Philharmonie, and Amsterdam's Concertgebouw.

Nadine Shank is the Principal Orchestral Pianist with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and Professor

of Music in Piano and Director of the Piano and Collaborative Piano Programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She made her concert debut at age 15, performing the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1 with the World Youth Orchestra of Interlochen, as winner of their prestigious concerto competition.

She was an award winner in the MTNA, Mason and Hamlin, and National Federation of Music Clubs competitions. She earned degrees at the Oberlin Conservatory, receiving the Rudolph Serkin Piano Award, at Pi Kappa Lambda Piano Prize, and at Indiana University where she performed with the University Philharmonic and was the winner of their Concerto Competition.

The First Church sanctuary is handicapped-accessible from Main Street. Parking is available in the lot behind the church at the corner of Spring and Churchill Streets, as well as on nearby streets. Amherst parking restrictions do not apply on Sundays. For more information, call (413) 253-3456.

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