Music at Noon Concert Series presents Brad Parker & Deanna Oye
From 1781 to 2021: A Mozart Collaboration for All Times
In this online edition of Music at Noon, pianists Brad Parker and Deanna Oye provide an engaging talk about collaboration, and perform Mozart’s Sonata for 2-pianos, K. 448 in D-major.
Brad Parker is Assistant Professor of Piano and Studio Coordinator in the Department of Music at University of Lethbridge, where he teaches Studio Piano and Musicianship Skills. He has performed extensively as a soloist and collaborative pianist in the United States, Canada, France, Italy, and Haiti. An active promoter of new music, Brad has debuted several works for piano and various chamber ensembles at the Banff Chamber Music Festival, Musique Maintenant in Paris, as well as the Women in Music Festival at the Eastman School of Music. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Lethbridge, Brad taught at Charleston Southern University and Erskine College in South Carolina. Brad completed a Masters and DMA in Piano Performance at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, with further graduate studies in France at the Paris Conservatory. His principal teachers include Rebecca Penneys, Dr. Heather Dawn Taves, and Jean Koerner.
Pianist Deanna Oye is Associate Professor in the Department of Music at University of Lethbridge, where she teaches Studio Piano and developed the Collaborative Piano/Guitar course series. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Dr. Jean Barr, and has given solo and collaborative performances throughout Canada, the U.S., Scotland, the Netherlands, Germany and Japan, with broadcasts on CBC Radio Two and National Public Radio in the U.S. She has been invited to give master classes and talks throughout Canada and the US, and actively contributes to music organizations including MusCan, the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, the Alberta Piano Teachers Association, and the Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region. Deanna is an enthusiastic advocate for new music and music in interdisciplinary contexts, with special interest in helping her students make connections between piano performance and their other passions.
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