Famed piano duo to perform at Centralia College
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Robin Chadwick and Lynn Lewis, two talented piano musicians, will perform on Sunday, April 10, beginning at 2:30 p.m., in a benefit concert at Centralia College to help raise funds for the Centralia College Foundation Charlie Albright piano maintenance fund.
The Duo Piano Concert will perform on the Corbet stage in Washington Hall on the college campus. Tickets, costing $20 for adults and $10 for students and senior citizens, are available by calling 360.736.9391, ext. 777, or through Book ‘n Brush, Heymann’s Whinery, and Sterling Savings, Chehalis.
The two will be playing music by Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Manuel Infante, and Michael Cox.
Chadwick is a graduate of the famed Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and the Mannes College of Music in New York. She earned her Master of Music degree from Southern Illinois University, where she studied with Ruth Slencznska. She taught at McKendree College in Illinois and at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey.
She now teaches privately in Chehalis, and is active in the Washington State Music Teachers Association as a clinician and adjudicator.
Lewis, a graduate of the University of Southern California, studied with Dr. Rudolph Ganze, Mme. Rosina Lhevinne, and Lillian Steuber. She is the winner of many competitions and awards, and has appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony.
As the winner of the Sterling Staff Concert Series Auditions, she was awarded a two-year concert tour of the United States. Lewis currently is teaching piano in Olympia.
Chadwick and Lewis have performed as a team throughout the Northwest including performing at the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia.