Bryan Powell in Faculty Recital

The SNU School of Music proudly presents Bryan Powell, piano, in faculty recital on Thursday, January 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Cantrell Music Hall, located just north of 39th and College on the campus of Southern Nazarene University. Admission is free.

Powell’s program features a variety of selections including compositions by Frederic Chopin, Domenico Scarlatti, and Alberto Ginastera. Powell will also perform “Hungarian Rhapsody No. 19, in D Minor” by Franz Liszt and an arrangement by SNU professor Dr. Mark Reighard, followed by a reception in the lobby of the SNU Fine Arts Building.

Powell holds a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from Southern Nazarene University and a Master’s in Music from the University of Colorado. While in Colorado, Powell received the Norris Piano Award and participated in several master classes under instructors such as Dr. Andrew Cooperstock, Edna Golandsky, and the 1997 Van Cliburn Competition winner, Jon Nakamatsu. Powell also served as accompanist for the University of Colorado’s Children’s Opera Program performing Hansel & Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, and other various shows.

Powell currently serves as an adjunct professor at Southern Nazarene University where he teaches private piano lessons and theory classes. Powell is also a staff member at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, where his duties include playing the piano and directing the choir and orchestra.

For more information, contact the SNU School of Music at 405.491.6345 or e-mail rspear@snu.edu.