Faculty Recital Features Pianist R. Kent Cook

Feb. 19, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Professor of Music R. Kent Cook will perform an array of renowned piano compositions at February’s edition of the Faculty Recital Series, which will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23 in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall.

The program will include: George Frideric Handel’s Suite No. 3 in D minor, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 and Claude Debussy’s Préludes for the Piano, Book II.

Cook has been a member of the School of Music faculty since 1999 and currently serves as head of the keyboard department. He graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in piano performance and later from Indiana University with both a masters and doctorate degree in piano performance. The soloist and chamber musician has maintained a dynamic concert schedule, performing at venues around the world.

Presented by the School of Music, the event is free and open to the public.

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

Contact: Tia Patsavas ’16 (309) 556-3181, univcomm@iwu.edu