Serebryany, Symphony members present Concerto Night
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.