Pi­anist, Alissa Free­man to per­form May 18th

Serve Daily - - LIBERTY SHALL BE MAINTAINED - By Ginny Ack­er­son

The Sun­day Con­cert Se­ries is fea­tur­ing Alissa Free­man, pi­anist, at the Springville Mu­seum of Art on May 18th, 2014. The con­cert, spon­sored by the Springville Arts Com­mis­sion, will be in the Grand Gallery at 4: 30 pm and is free to the pub­lic.

Alissa Free­man is proud to call her­self a Springville res­i­dent. She is cur­rently a sopho­more in the Pi­ano Per­for­mance Pro­gram at Brigham Young Univer­sity where she stud­ies un­der the di­rec­tion of Dr. Scott Holden with both Aca­demic and Mu­sic Schol­ar­ships. Alissa be­gan play­ing the pi­ano when she was eight years old, and has al­ways had a great love for mu­sic. She has also played the vi­o­lin for seven years. Alissa en­joys play­ing both solo and cham­ber pi­ano mu­sic. She has col­lab­o­rated with many mu­si­cians, in­clud­ing a pi­ano quin­tet at BYU. Alissa loves shar­ing mu­sic with oth­ers, so she is con­stantly per­form­ing, learn­ing new mu­sic, ac­com­pa­ny­ing, and teach­ing other mu­si­cians.

Alissa has re­ceived recog­ni­tion in var­i­ous pi­ano com­pe­ti­tions through­out Utah in­clud­ing Hon­or­able Men­tions in var­i­ous MTNA and UMTA com­pe­ti­tions, and First Prize in the pi­ano di­vi­sion of the BYU Con­certo Com­pe­ti­tion. Alissa loves per­form­ing, and has per­formed con­cer­tos with the Springville High School Cham­ber Orches­tra and the BYU Sym­phony Orches­tra, and has per­formed in many recitals.

The se­ries will take it’s an­nual break with no con­certs in June or July. The 2014-2015 Sun­day Con­cert Se­ries will com­mence at the mu­seum on Sun­day, Au­gust 15th at 4: 30 p. m. fea­tur­ing J. T. Hyl­ton, a coun­try western singer. Septem­ber fea­tures Kalli Jack­son, a young vo­cal­ist, who at age 11won the Scera Celebrity in Orem. The Con­sor­tium En­sem­ble, a seven voice male acapella group will ap­pear in Novem­ber and the Utah Val­ley Hand­bell Ringers will per­form their won­der­ful tra­di­tional con­cert in De­cem­ber.

The Se­cond Stage at Art City Days in June is look­ing for per­form­ers for Fri­day, June 13th and Satur­day, June 14th. Please con­tact Ginny Ack­er­son at groov­i­fam­ily@msn.com for more in­for­ma­tion or if you would like to be a per­former.

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