WWU's Jeffrey Gilliam to perform with violinist Hal Grossman Oct. 10

  • Jeffrey Gilliam sits at his piano and looks at the camera
    Jeffrey Gilliam
  • Hal Grossman hold his violin and smiles at the camera
    Hal Grossman

Western Washington University Professor of Piano Jeffrey Gilliam and violinist Hal Grossman will perform duos featuring new American works in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating capacity may be limited and masks are required at all times while in the Performing Arts Center.

The duo will perform Compositions by Interlochen composer Steve Larson, University of Oklahoma composer Marvin Lamb, Indiana University composer Bernard Heiden as well as with the Dvorak Sonatina.

They are performing their concert at venues throughout the country over the next several months.

Grossman is a grand award winner of the Lima Young Artist Competition and silver medalist of the International Stulberg String Competition and received first prize awards at the prestigious International Cleveland Quartet Competition and the National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.

Gilliam has taught at The Juilliard School, The University of Michigan School of Music and at The International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad, Switzerland.

He has performed and taught piano in Thailand and South Africa, as well as receiving two Fulbright awards. He also studied collaborative piano with Martin Katz and Margo Garrett. He is the Artistic Director of the Sanford-Hill Piano Series which benefits Western piano scholarships.

Attendees should note that both Gilliam and Grossman will be unmasked during their performance.

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