Kathryn Wagner to Represent NSRMTA @ Baltimore Commemorative Conference

Kathryn Wagner, will be representing the NSRMTA at the CFMTA/MTNA Commemorative Conference in Baltimore in March 2017.  She will be competing in the CFMTA National Piano Competition and these concerts are in preparation for that national competition.


Schedule

Saturday, March 4, 2:30 pm
Yarmouth County Museum, 22 Collins Street, Yarmouth
$20 for non-students, $10 for students
contact: (tickets) Karen Turpin, 902-742-3278; (general) Pat Quinn, ptinkham@eastlink.ca

Wednesday, March 8, 7:30 pm
The Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road, Halifax
$15 adults, $10 seniors, free for students
contact: 902-429-9467 or visit themusicroom.ca

Saturday, March 11, 11:00 am
Cecilia’s Retreat, 1199 Oakland Road, Mahone Bay
$25, by reservation only. Brunch to follow performance.
contact: barbara.butler@ns.sympatico.ca

Sunday, March 12, 1:00 pm
The Garden Room, K. C. Irving Centre, 32 University Avenue, Wolfville
free admission


Program

Toccata in D Major, BWV 912 – J. S. Bach (1685 – 1750)

Sonata in D Major, KV 311 – W. A. Mozart (1756 – 1791)
i. Allegro con spirito
ii. Andante con espressione
iii. Rondeau (allegro)

Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38 – F. Chopin

~Intermission~

I leap through the sky with stars – A. Louie (1949 –

Sonata No. 1, Op. 22 – A. Ginastera (1916 – 1983)
i. Allegro marcato
ii. Presto misterioso
iii. Adagio molto appassionato
iv. Ruvido ed ostinato


Biography

Kathryn Wagner grew up in Stonehurst, Nova Scotia, and is completing her third year of a Bachelor of Music at Dalhousie University. While at Dalhousie, she has studied with Tietje Zonneveld and is currently a student of Professor Lynn Stodola. Kathryn has represented regional festivals at the Nova Scotia Provincial Music Festival many times, winning the Junior Piano title in 2012. In July 2013, she performed at Government House in Halifax for the inauguration of the new piano with her former teacher and mentor, Sharon Gow-Knickle. Kathryn also enjoys collaborating with other musicians. She participated in the 2016 Scotia Festival of Music Young Artist Program, and recently performed Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with the Dalhousie Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. As winner of the 2016 Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association Scholarship Competition, Kathryn is performing throughout the province in early 2017. Kathryn is honored to be representing Nova Scotia in the 2017 Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations National Piano Competition.