Scott Schwab - USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital July 12
Posted on July 8, 2021 by Keith Bohnet
Dr. Scott Schwab will perform in a USA Piano Camp Faculty Recital on Monday, July 12 at 1:00 p.m. in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. The emphasis of this year's piano camp is the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, specifically his many great piano sonatas. Dr. Schwab's program will feature four piano sonatas by Beethoven: the Sonata op. 10, no. 1 in C minor, the Sonata op. 26 in A-flat major, the op. 28 Sonata in D major, and finishing with the op. 109 Sonata in E major.
This Department of Music concert is closed to the public and will be accessible only as a live stream event. We trust you will be able to be with us for the concert by going to our linked live stream website. On this department page you'll also be invited to open a virtual program for the concert. Join us!
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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
Pianist Scott P. Schwab maintains an active career as a performer and teacher. He is the recipient of prizes and awards including the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition, the Sarah C. Manion Award for Excellence in Piano, and the Lamont Recital of Distinction. He has performed at locations such as Steinway Hall (NYC), Vianden Castle (Luxembourg), and in Denver with members of the Colorado Symphony, with recent performances in Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Georgia. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of South Alabama, Dr. Schwab held a position on the piano faculty of Casper College in Wyoming, and previously taught courses in class piano at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado.
Community teaching has also played a large role in his career, having maintained thriving studios at the Parlando School of Musical Arts and Vibes Fine & Performing Arts. Dr. Schwab believes strongly in educating students in habits of healthy piano-playing as a basis for achieving their musical goals—he holds certification in the Lister-Sink Method for Injury-Preventive Keyboard Technique, having studied the Method with Barbara Lister-Sink and Jamie Grigsby. His other teachers have included Andrew Cooperstock, Alice Rybak, Jean-Louis Haguenauer, and Evelyne Brancart. He holds degrees in piano performance from Indiana University, the University of Denver, and the University of Colorado-Boulder. Dr. Schwab currently serves on the State Executive Board for the Alabama Music Teachers Association.
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