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Steinway Artist to Present Piano Concert

Spooner
Steven Spooner 

Sept. 28, 2016 

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Steinway Artist and pianist Steven Spooner will present a concert at 1 p.m. Oct. 2 at Illinois Wesleyan University’s Westbrook Auditorium.

Spooner has established an international career that regularly brings him to major venues on four continents and has become one of the more noted American pianists. He has been a prizewinner at each of the seven international piano competitions he has entered and top winner at both the Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the Artlivre International Piano Competition. He captured first prize and was recipient of the Niekamp Career Grant as most outstanding pianist in French music at the Paris Conservatory. Spooner has released 15 recordings on the Naxos, TMG, EMR Classics, Everythingmusic, and IU recording labels. He currently serves on the piano faculty at the University of Kansas.

The concert is open to the public with free admission. Donations are appreciated with proceeds benefitting Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Music programs. More information is available by contacting the Illinois Wesleyan School of Music at 309-556-3061.