Guest Piano Recital and Honor's Recital Adjudicator: Dr. Asher Armstrong
Music Building - Lecture Hall
Apr 15, 2023
Asher Armstrong is an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Arkansas, formerly having held positions at the University of Toronto. A member of the Royal Conservatory’s College of Examiners, Armstrong adjudicates hundreds of pianists across North America every year. As a performer, he appears with orchestras in Canada and the U.S. and frequently as a recitalist (most recently at the Walton Arts Center and the University of Arkansas), and recently released an album of Brahms’s last keyboard works. An enthusiastic music scholar, Asher has been published by Cambridge University Press’s Tempo, Clavier, American Music Teacher, Piano Journal, and others. He holds degrees from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM) and the University of Toronto (DMA), where he worked with renowned pianist-teacher Marietta Orlov. This recital will features works by Brahms, Schumann, Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté, Ethel Leginska, and Dora Pejačević.