Jennifer Nicole Campbell to Perform Concert with Delaware County Symphony, 4/10
The Delaware County Symphony (DCS) will present the fourth chamber concert of the 2015-2016 season on Sunday April 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University.
Jennifer Nicole Campbell, piano, will be the featured soloist who will perform Three Preludes by George Gershwin, Et La Lune Descend sur la temple by Claude Debussy, Toccata by Ned Rorem, and Selections from Rhapsody in Blue arranged for solo piano.
Ms. Campbell enjoys a wide-ranging career as soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. She has performed at notable halls including Lincoln Center, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, the Grand Opera House in Delaware, and the Musikhauset Aarhus in Denmark among others. Her extensive repertoire ranges from works of J.S. Bach to Israeli-American composer Avner Dorman. She has appeared on U.S. and Danish Television and radio, and was featured in the PBS documentary about the 5th Julia Crane International Piano Competition. An avid composer, Ms. Campbell's music has been performed by numerous prominent artists. Her Piano Trio No. 1 received its premiere performance by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2007. Ms. Campbell's compositions have won the MTNA composition competitions in both Delaware and Pennsylvania, and her solo piano works have been premiered throughout the United States including halls at the University of Miami, the University of Buffalo, Canisius College, and the Peabody Conservatory.
Her most recent CD, Perceptions of Shadows, features two of her solo piano works.
She was also praised by NYC's Robert Sherman, WQXR and WFUV Classical Music Radio Host, "not only as a beautiful pianist, but as a thinking artist...she is a composer herself, and is really able to get into the heart of a piece, and project it's inner statements." Ms. Campbell was also singled out by Rorianne Schrade for New York Concert Review describing her as a... "sensitive colorist and intelligent musician, Ms. Campbell reflected total immersion in her music".
The program will conclude with Suite from Appalachian Spring, original version for 13 instruments by Aaron Copland and performed by the DCS Chamber Orchestra under the baton of conductor Robert Whalen.
There is ample free parking adjacent to the theatre and the Life Center is handicapped accessible. For information call 610-879-7059 or visit www.dcsmusic.org