Holiday Concert At Umass Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Pianist Jonathan Yoken will perform works by Bach, Chopin, Ravel and Debussy in a holiday concert to be held 2 p.m., Dec. 14 at UMass Dartmouth.

DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Pianist Jonathan Yoken will perform works by Bach, Chopin, Ravel and Debussy in a holiday concert to be held 2 p.m., Dec. 14 at UMass Dartmouth. 
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Recital Hall (Room 153) of the Visual and Performing Arts Building (Group VI). Parking is available in lots 8 and 9. 

Yoken graduated from Brandeis University in 2002 with a B.A. in music and psychology. While at Brandeis, he studied piano with Evan Hirsch and chamber performance with Judith Eisenberg. Currently, he is continuing his piano studies with Evan Hirsch and also studies music theory and composition with Martin Boykan and Eric Chasalow. 

Yoken has played the piano since the age of seven and started writing music when he was nine. He studied piano with Lillian Andrew from 1987 to 1994 and with Stephen Massoud from 1994 to 1998. 

For the December 14 concert, Yoken plans to perform J.S. Bach’s French Suite No. 3, Chopin’s Scherzo No. 3, Ravel’s Prelude and the prelude from Debussy’s La Plus que Lent. 

The event is sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth Library Associates, a community-based group that supports the University Library through fund raising and special events. 

For more information, call 508-999-8335. 

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