FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 28, 2015
LCMS Alumna Comes Home to Dazzle Audiences
at Café Classico Opening Concert
Langley Community Music School (LCMS) alumna, Dr. Susan Tang, who has dazzled audiences world-wide with her piano performances, is returning to LCMS to perform the works of Chopin, Ives and Ligeti at LCMS’ Concerts Café Classico event on Sunday afternoon, September 13, 2015.
The event starts at 2:30 pm with a pre-concert conversation with Dr. Tang, hosted by LCMS artistic director Elizabeth Bergmann, highlighting anecdotal stories and insights about achieving success as a performer and educator. There will be a short break with coffee and refreshments, before the performance from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Dr. Susan Tang is Assistant Professor of Piano at Northeastern Illinois University. Following a successful New York debut at Carnegie-Weill Hall, she has performed throughout Canada, United States, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Columbia. Dr. Tang received her B.Mus. and M. Mus. in piano performance from Eastman School of Music, and her D.M.A in piano performance from Manhattan School of Music. She is also a star alumna of the Langley Community Music School, having studied with LCMS principal Susan Magnusson.
“We are so pleased to welcome Susan Tang home to LCMS,” says LCMS Artistic Director Elizabeth Bergmann. “She is a stunning pianist, and we are proud to have been part of nurturing her success. We are sure that people in the community that have known Susan as a Langley student will enjoy hearing her now as a professional artist. ”
Tickets for this Concerts Café Classico event are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Those who want to save 15% off regular ticket prices may be interested in a Seasons Pass (which includes 6 concerts) at $92 for adults, $77 for seniors, and $59 for students. A Concerts Café Classico flex pass is also available that gives access to any four concerts in the series for $65 adults and $54 seniors. Call the box office at 604-534-2848. The Rose Gellert Hall is located at 4899 207 Street, Langley, BC.
ABOUT LANGLEY COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL
Langley Community Music School (LCMS) is a non-profit organization and registered charity that is committed to providing the highest quality of musical education to students of all ages and levels, from early learning to pre-professional and adult programs. With the support of the community, LCMS has become one of the largest non-profit music schools in the province, earning both national and international acclaim for their comprehensive and innovative programs. Learn more about LCMS programs, scholarships and bursaries.
The Langley Community Music School hosts multiple musical concerts from October to May, including the Rose Gellert Hall Series, a Saturday evening concert featuring renowned Canadian and international musicians, as well as the Concerts Café Classico Series, a Sunday afternoon concert series featuring stellar local and touring musicians playing classical, jazz or contemporary works.
Visit langleymusic.com or call 604-534-2848.
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