JACKSON, Tenn. – March 7, 2005– Ann Sears will present a recital on the Goldberg Variations by J. S. Bach in Hartley Recital Hall at Union University Monday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Sears is professor of music and chair of the music department at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass., where she teaches piano and courses in American music, including African American music and American musical theater. She holds degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music, Arizona State University, and the Catholic University of America.
Concert appearances include the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy, the Master Musicians Festival in Kentucky, the Sumner School Museum and St. Patrick’s in the City in Washington D.C., the Gardner Museum and the French Library in Boston and various schools and universities in the United States.
She is currently president of the American Matthay Association for Piano, and she serves on the Committee for Cultural Inclusion in the College Music Society.
There is no admission fee for the recital, and the event is open to the public. Call (731) 661-5311 for more information.