World-acclaimed, American born concert pianist and recording artist Donna Coleman wanders from Leipzig to Paris, Havana, New Orleans, Sedalia MO, and Ann Arbor MI to trace the idea of Ragtime from Johann Sebastian Bach to the present in this concert-with-commentary featuring works by Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin, Debussy, Poulenc, Cervantes, Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, and Pulitzer-Prize Winner William Bolcom who wrote the title track for Dr Coleman’s compact disc recording, The Lost Lady, to be released on the OutBach® label in 2013. Dr Coleman held academic positions in three US universities before joining the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia as Head of Keyboard in 1995.
When & Where
Penn State Great Valley
Now in its fifth decade, The School of Graduate Professional Studies (SGPS) at Penn State Great Valley is a leader in providing professional graduate programs in the fields of Engineering, Information Science, Leadership, Technology, and Management. Penn State Great Valley strives to be a vibrant academic and social hub for the region by connecting people and ideas. The campus offers free artistic, musical and cultural events for the community to celebrate the diverse riches of the local area.