Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Violin Master Class with Peter Povey (SUNY at Geneseo) featuring students of the
Huntsville Youth Symphony and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Roberts Hall Choir Room, UAHuntsville
Thursday, March 19, 2015
UAHuntsville Wind Ensemble featuring Peter Povey, violin.
7:30 PM, Trinity United Methodist Church (Airport Road)
Peter Povey is the professor of violin at SUNY (State University of New York) at Geneseo.
Peter Povey began his violin studies at the age of 3 and piano at the age of 5. He studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music, and later at Eton for high school. He received his Bachelors of Music with honors from the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied with Dona Lee Croft and Bela Katona. During his studies in London, Peter performed in orchestras such as the City of Birmingham Symphony and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He also played in orchestras on the soundtracks for movies such as Lord of the Rings, Wondrous Oblivion, and Peter Rabbit for the BBC. Peter has also performed on Nickledeon, BBC television, BBC radio, LBC radio, and WVIA public radio, as well as performing solo recitals all over Europe and the United States. Peter graduated with a Master of Music from Yale University studying with Ani Kavafian and studied for his doctorate at Northwestern University with Gerardo Ribeiro. He is currently on the faculty at the State University of New York at Geneseo, and previously was on the faculty at Alabama State University. Peter has won many awards ands grants for his teaching and performing, including from the National Endowment for the Arts (Teaching) and the Withers Foundation Prize (Performance).
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