Monday, September 3, 2018

Pianist Jennifer King Performs in UPEI Music Department Clarinet Spectrum Recital Series

Pianist Jennifer King.
Pianist Jennifer King performs Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time with Karem J. Simon (clarinet), Karen Graves (violin), and Natalie Williams Calhoun (cello). 

The concert, which takes place on September 8, is part of the UPEI Music Department Clarinet Spectrum Recital Series.

A skilled performer, respected adjudicator, coach, and clinician, Jennifer holds a Masters of Music degree in solo piano performance from McGill University, postgraduate diplomas from the University of Reading in the UK as well as the Royal Academy of Music in London, England. 

In addition to her Talent Trust scholarships, Jennifer received an Award of Appreciation from the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia for her contributions to musical life in the province. 

She’s a member of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association (NSRMTA) and a private piano instructor and faculty member of the Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Halifax.

Jennifer launched her album O Mistress Moon in January 2018. (Visit YouTube to hear her perform Claude Debussy’s La Lune.)

Quartet for the End of Time was written while Olivier Messiaen was was a prisoner of war at the Nazis' Stalag VIII-A camp. The work explores his struggle to endure the conditions of his imprisonment as well as his Catholic faith.

Concert details
Saturday, September 8
Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI Campus
550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI

Adults: $20.00 + service fee
Students: $10.00 + service fee
Available to purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets

Quartet for the End of Time.

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