News Pianist Ira Braus to Perform at Marlboro College, April 21
MARLBORO, VT – (April 8, 2013) – Marlboro College presents pianist Ira Braus to perform compositions by C.P.E Bach, Haydn, Grotthus and Mozart on Sunday, April 21, at 3:00pm in Ragle Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
Braus is associate professor of music history at the Hartt School. Active as a scholar and a performer, he holds a Ph.D. in musicology from Harvard and studied piano with Gilbert Kalish. Braus has taught music history at Bates College, New England Conservatory and Harvard College, as well as piano at State University of New York at Oneonta.
In 2007, Centaur Records released his CD of Brahms’s late piano works played on a period Viennese instrument. In 2010, he presented a paper at the New England Conference of Music Theorists at the University of Connecticut. He has been a guest speaker at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, MIT Media Lab Perception Group and the Second Annual Conference on Food and Culture (Boston University, 1995). Braus is also on the editorial board of The Norton History of Western Music.
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