IWU School of Music to Hold Faculty Recital

March 10, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will present the faculty recital of adjunct instructor and accompanist Ririko Hayashi on Saturday, March 27th at 3 p.m. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 Park St., Bloomington).

The program will include Sonata K247 in C sharp by Domenico Scarlatti, Prelude, Choral, et Fugue by Cesar Franck, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage, deuxièm année, Italie and Rigoletto: Paraphrase de Concert by Franz Liszt, Leijia’s Game, Tango Prelude pour piano and Preludio 1953 by Astor Piazzolla and Gaspard de la Nuit by Maurice Ravel.

Hayashi, who joined the Illinois Wesleyan faculty in 1991, teaches piano, accompanies at recitals and competitions, and performs solo and chamber concerts with colleagues on a regular basis. Having performed both locally and abroad, she has played as a soloist and a collaborative artist in major cities of the United States, as well as Canada, Japan and Europe.

Hayashi holds a bachelor of arts degree from Toho-Gakuen School of Music in Tokyo, as well as a master’s degree in music and an artist diploma with high distinction from Indiana University.

For additional information, contact the School of Music office at (309) 556-3061.

Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181