Guest Artist Geoffrey Duce joins us for lunch to discuss his preparation for performing the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 on the CSO's April 5, 2018 Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev concert. Scottish pianist Geoffrey Duce has performed throughout Europe, in the USA, Japan and Hong Kong. As a concerto soloist he has appeared with the Sinfonie Orchester Berlin in the Berlin Philharmonie, as well as with the New York Sinfonietta, the Scottish Sinfonia, the Edinburgh Philharmonic, and the Olympia Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Duce has also performed in London’s Wigmore Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and in Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall. He won the Young Artists Award from Britain's National Federation of Music Societies, and was awarded the Prix de Piano at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau, France. Also in demand as a chamber musician and accompanist, he has recorded for BBC Radio 3 and Hong Kong Radio, and has performed in Berlin’s Konzerthaus and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He has given masterclasses at institutions in the USA, including at Hawaii University, Shorter College, Georgia, the Academy of Music Northwest in Seattle and in the Middle East. Geoffrey initially studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and Manchester University, before receiving a DAAD scholarship to the Universität der Künste, Berlin. He completed his doctorate at the Manhattan School of Music, New York, where he was also a faculty member, and taught at SUNY (State University of New York). He is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Indiana University South Bend.
Mountain City Club
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 12:00 PMBuy Tickets