Everett & Rodgers to Present Music Program• March 28, 2012
The Wabash College Music Department is pleased to announce “Music for Two Pianos” on Friday, March 30 at 7:30 pm in Salter Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center.
Duo pianists Cheryl Everett and Reginald Rodgers will present a program that includes Schubert's Marche Militare, Darius Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Witold Lutoslawski’s Variations on a Theme by Paganini, and two works by William Bolcom, Recuerdos and The Garden of Eden.
Everett is an adjunct instructor of piano and organ at Wabash College and is the accompanist for the Wabash College Glee Club. She is on the Executive Board of the Indiana Music Teacher's Association and serves as the Ensemble Concert Chair. In 1999, she was honored by that organization as their Teacher of the Year. She has performed in recitals and master classes in conjunction with the International Workshops in Canada, England, France, Italy, Switzerland, and with the Amalfi Coast Music Festival. Everett is Director of Music Outreach and Competitions for Piano Solutions in Carmel. She is accompanist for the Crawfordsville Community Chorus and organist for Christ United Methodist in Crawfordsville. For 11 years, she was a student of the distinguished pianist Dorothy Munger, who was a student of Guy Maier and Josef Lhévinne. Further studies have been with Dr. Louis Nagel at the University of Michigan.
Reginald Rodgers has served on the faculty of the Anderson University School of Music since 1983. He holds degrees in piano performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Maryland. He has studied piano with Freeman Koberstein, Marvin Blickenstaff, Nelita True, and Thomas Schumacher and has appeared in concert throughout the United States and in Japan. He serves as staff pianist for First United Methodist Church of Pendleton, IN. As a collaborative pianist, Rodgers frequently performs with Indianapolis violinist Byron Plexico, and recently completed a recording project with Rebecca Chappell, also of the Anderson University School of Music faculty. Chappell and Rodgers recorded the complete works for clarinet and piano by Belgian composer, Leon Stekke.
The concert is free and open to the public.