Sunday, October 4, 2009

Organ and Piano Recital on October 16

Kevin Wong, the new music director at St. Catherine’s, will present an organ and piano concert at the church on Friday, October 16, at 8:00 PM. He will play a selection of classical and popular music. The concert will be preceded by a spaghetti dinner in the church hall at 6:30 PM. Admission is by donation. All proceeds will benefit the St. Catherine’s music fund.
Kevin is an accomplished soloist, chamber musician and piano teacher. He holds a Masters of Music degree from the University of British Columbia. His diverse solo repertoire ranges from the Baroque masterpieces of J.S. Bach through to contemporary works of Chinese folk music. He has a special fondness for late classical and romantic works.
As a chamber musician, Kevin collaborates with string and wind players, singers and large ensembles. In May 2006, he performed and toured with the National Youth Choir of Canada.
Kevin has received substantial recognition in several piano competitions. He received third prize at the 2002 Pacific Piano Competition, which featured 40 pianists from around the world. He has been a provincial finalist at the Canadian Music Competition on many occasions.

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