Pianist Mark Valenti to perform

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  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:00 AM
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Pianist Mark Valenti to perform

Pittsburg State University will host pianist Mark Valenti for a free public guest recital at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6, in the Sharon K. Dean Recital Hall in McCray Hall.

Valenti’s Pittsburg performance will include works by Karol Szymanowski, J.S. Bach, Sergei Prokofieff and Claude Debussy.

Valenti received a bachelor’s degree from the Philadelphia Musical Academy and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. In addition to giving solo recitals in cities throughout the U.S., Valenti has performed in France, Belgium, Hungary and Luxembourg as well as for former First Lady Barbara Bush in Washington, D.C.

In addition to his classical work, Valenti has also done extensive work in the jazz field, including performances with Gregory Hines, Frank Foster and Al Grey and has appeared on television with Joe Sudler's Swing Machine and singer/actor Christopher Durham.

Formerly a professor of music at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Xavier University in Chicago and the Loire Valley Music Institute in France, Valenti currently teaches at his studio in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.


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