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University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Oct. 1, 2010) –The Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri will host a guest recital by acclaimed pianist Jack Winerock at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in Hart Recital Hall.
Dr. Jack Winerock
The program for the recital will include the works of Schubert and MacDowell. The public is invited to attend at no charge.
A native of New York, Winerock received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School of Music and his doctorate from the University of Michigan. Upon completion of his studies at Michigan, he joined the faculty of the University of Kansas.
Winerock received second place in the International Bach Competition in 1976, the same year he made his orchestral debut with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In 1979 he made his New York debut at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center.
Since that time he has received annual invitations to perform in Europe, Asia, and South America, as well as in the United States. He gave the first performance of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” in the People’s Republic of China in 1986, and performed for the first time in Japan in 1988.
Winerock has recorded the sonatas of Alexander Reinagle for the Musical Heritage Society, and the “Concerto for Piano and Winds” by Stravinski for Golden Crest Records.
Learn more about the programs of study and upcoming public performances offered by the Department of Music by calling 660-543-4530.