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Robert Taub to give Piano Master Class and Piano Recital at Moravian

Robert TaubThe Moravian College Music Department, the Music Alliance, and Arts and Lectures have joined to present a Master Class and concert featuring pianist Robert Taub. At the Master Class, Mr. Taub will coach three Moravian College students: Kristy Bredin (’02), JoLynn Dentith (’00), and Gary Stokes (DCS, ’00). The class will be held Thursday, Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Peter Hall.

The first of Mr. Taub’s three concerts at Moravian this semester will be held Thursday, September 30, at 8:00 p.m. in Peter Hall. The program will feature four piano sonatas by Beethoven, op. 2 no.1, op. 27 no. 1 "quasi una fantasia," op. 78, and op. 53 "Waldstein". Mr. Taub will present a pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM and a post-concert discussion following the concert. Taub will also perform at Moravian on October 28 and November 11.

Mr. Taub, the Artist-in-Residence at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton since 1994, has performed with many major symphonies throughout the world and has participated in numerous major festivals. Solo recitals include Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, and

Manila. He has recorded the complete Beethoven piano sonatas for VOX and is writing a book on the complete sonatas, to be published by Princeton University Press.

Peter Hall is located at Moravian College's Church Street Campus at Main and Church streets in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. For the recital, all seats are $10. Proceeds go to the Music Alliance Piano Fund. Admission to the master class is $5