The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra will be performing their first concert in the newly renovated Marvin Cole Auditorium on March 22, 2016. The Orchestra is excited to feature distinguished pianist William Ransom performing J. S. Bach’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Igor Stravinsky’s Concerto for Piano & Winds. A graduate of The Juilliard School of Music and the University of Michigan, Mr. Ransom has appeared as soloist with orchestras, recitalist and chamber musician throughout Europe, Asia, Mexico, North and South America, Ireland, and all around the United States. His performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio and Television in the US, Argentina, Poland and Japan. As a master teacher, he has also performed and given master classes at numerous schools of music and universities around the world. He has recorded for ACA Digital and Rising Star Records. Mr. Ransom is the Mary Emerson Professor of Piano at Emory University in Atlanta where he is Director of Piano Studies and founder and Artistic Director of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta.
Also on the program will be Serge Prokofiev’s March & Scherzo from The Love for Three Oranges. The evening will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, with Dr. Cole and Perimeter College Dean Peter Lyons, to celebrate the first performance in the redesigned Marvin Cole auditorium. A special reception following the concert will be hosted by Georgia State University Perimeter College.
This special evening will be held on Tuesday, March 22nd at 8:00 p.m. in the Marvin Cole Auditorium in the Fine Arts Building of Georgia State University Perimeter College, Clarkston Campus. Maestro Cherniavsky will present a pre-concert conversation at 7 p.m. prior to the concert. Advance tickets may be purchased online or by calling the DSO Box Office at 678-891-3565.