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January 24, 2014
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Serebryany, Symphony members present Concerto Night

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College's Community Concert Series will present "Concerto Night," featuring pianist and assistant professor of music Vadim Serebryany and members of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Thursday, January 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.  The concert is free and open to the public.

The Concerto Night program will feature Chopin's E minor piano concerto, arranged for string quartet and piano, and Dvorak's quintet for piano and strings. 

Serebryany was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and at age 3 immigrated to Canada with his family. He received his Associateship Diploma of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto at age 16, scoring First Class Honors with Distinction, then completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at New York's Julliard School and a doctoral degree at Yale University.  Serebryany joined the Huntingdon faculty in 2008 and has performed on national and international stages as a solo piano artist, with symphonies, and in chamber ensembles.  He collaborates often with members of the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for three years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges. Huntingdon's music program offers a major in music with concentrations in voice or instrumental music or worship leadership, and a major in P–12 music education, with teaching certification in choral or instrumental music.

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series programs are sponsored by Baptist Health.

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