Ellen Elder, Piano Camp Faculty Recital via Video June 27

Posted on June 25, 2019 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

Pictured is pianist Dr. Ellen Elder. data-lightbox='featured'
Dr. Ellen Elder

Due to a late-developing health issue, Dr. Ellen Elder's USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital will become a free admission video recital, featuring Dr. Elder via video recording. The event takes place on Thursday, June 27 at 3:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, and featured will be Johann Sebastian Bach's famous Goldberg Variations.

Admission to this Department of Music event is now free and open to the public. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136, or go online at www.southalabama.edu/music and click on "events."

More information about the entire Piano Camp may be obtained through the USA Piano Camp web page -- https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/music/pianocamp.html

About the performer

Dr. Ellen Elder is Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Southern Mississippi, where she teaches applied piano, piano pedagogy and class piano. She is an active collaborator with USM faculty and guest artists, and has performed throughout the United States and South America as soloist, collaborator, and masterclass clinician. Elder is the winner of many competitions and awards, both for solo performance and teaching. She was the first place winner of the Ann Arbor Society for the Musical Arts Competition and the Lansing Matinee Musicale Competition, and second place winner of the Memphis International Beethoven Sonata Competition. In March 2010, she competed in the 7th International J. S. Bach Competition in Würzburg, Germany, and was one of thirty-seven pianists (one of three chosen from the U.S.) chosen to compete in the 2006 Johann Sebastian Bach International Competition in Leipzig. Elder holds the D.M.A. in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from the University of Michigan. She has served on the faculties of the University of Michigan, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Eastern Michigan University, Schoolcraft College, and William Carey University. She has taught at the University of Michigan All-State Program at Interlochen, the University of Michigan Summer Arts Institute, and the FestivalSouth Piano Concerto Academy.

USA Piano Camp Concerts
Monday, June 24, 2019 -- 3:00 p.m.
Robert Holm -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 -- 3:00 p.m.
Scott Schwab -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 -- 3:00 p.m.
James Helton -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Thursday, June 27, 2019 -- 3:00 p.m.
Ellen Elder -- USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital via Video
Laidlaw Recital Hall

Friday, June 28, 2019 -- 1:00 p.m.
USA Piano Camp Participant Finale Concert
Laidlaw Recital Hall


Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at www.google.com/maps and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center." We're on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South, and our physical address is 5751 USA Drive S., Mobile, AL, 36688.

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