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Piedmont College music professors Phillip Hayner and Joy Andre Hayner will present an evening of piano music at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 1, at the college's Center for Worship and Music in Demorest. The public is invited and admission is free.

The concert will feature works for duet (one-piano, four-hands) and duo (two pianos), including Schubert's "Fantasy in F-minor," considered by some to be his greatest work; "The Hobbit," an original composition by Dr. Phillip Hayner, featuring a series of brief "snapshots" of characters and events from Tolkien's famous book; Brahms' celebrated "Variations on a Theme of Haydn, op. 56b," for two pianos; and finally, Milhaud's "Scaramouche," a survey of three clownish moods, also for two pianos.

The Hayners have performed together for nearly 40 years in various ensembles—piano and organ duo, piano duet, duo-piano, and harpsichord duo. They frequently perform a piano and organ work commissioned particularly for them—"Hammered Strings and Whistling Pipes"by Pulitzer-prize-winning composer Leslie Bassett.

 
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Chorale and Orchestra present 'Great Composers' concert
Chorale and Orchestra present 'Great Composers' concert

The Piedmont College Chorale and Orchestra will present two works by 19th century Belgian composer César Franck in a concert at the college at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 15. The concert...

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