Award-winning baritone and pianist to perform at Piedmont College

01.02.2012

matt-markham-2Baritone Matthew Markham and pianist Wei-En Hsu will perform at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 6, in the Piedmont College Chapel in Demorest.

Markham teaches voice at New York University and is a baritone soloist in the U.S and internationally. He is an art song specialist, performing and teaching the works of composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. He has appeared on many operatic, concert, and recital stages, including Suk Hall at the Rodolfium in Prague, Czech Republic. Markham has been a winner at various competitions, including the Westminister Choir College Graduate Voice Competition and the Regional MacAllister Awards.

wei-en-hsuHsu began his busy performing career in the U.S., Europe, and Asia after completing his master’s degree at the Julliard School in New York City.  He is the recipient of many awards, including the Scott Huxley Accompaniment Prize, Sir Aurthur Bliss Prize, and Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Prize Accompaniment Award.

The concert is open to the community, and tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for seniors and students. Piedmont College students, faculty and staff are admitted free.