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Pianist Kindt will perform Oct. 23 at Coastal Carolina

October 10, 2005

Allen Kindt, a noted pianist, will give a recital Sunday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Recital Hall at Coastal Carolina Universitys Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. On Monday, Oct. 24 at 1:30 p.m., Kindt will conduct a piano master class at the same location. These events are free and open to the public.

The program will include music from composers such as Schumann, Scarlatti, Debussy and Liszt.

Kindt has performed throughout the United States with symphony orchestras and as a recitalist. He has participated in NET television concerts on the Young Musical Artists series. Kindt has served as a visiting professor of piano at the Schenyang Conservatory of Music in China where he performed the Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto with the Liaoning Provincial Symphony.

He graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music and holds a masters degree in performance from The Juilliard School. He received his doctorate in musical arts from the University of Michigan.

Kindt lives with his family in Boone, N.C., and is a professor emeritus of piano at Appalachian State University, where he received the ASU Alumni Associations Outstanding Teaching Award in 1994.

Music teachers and accomplished pianists in the area are invited to attend the master class; contact Philip Powell at 349-2515 to register. \