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UWFox Hosts Mark Valenti 'Noon Music Recital'

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The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley is hosting noted pianist Mark Valenti for a "Noon Music Recital" from Noon to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22 in the James W. Perry Hall in the new Communication Arts Center on the UWFox campus.

Mr. Valenti received his Master of Music from Northwestern University, and his Bachelor of Music from the Philadelphia Musical Academy. He has studied with such notable teachers as Benjamin Whitten, ZoltanKocsis, and Mary Sauer.

In addition, to giving solo recitals in cities throughout the United States, Mr. Valenti has performed in France, Belgium, Hungary, and Luxembourg, as well as for former First Lady Barbara Bush in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Valenti has performed in recital "live" on WFMT classic radio. He has done extensive work in the jazz field, including performances with Gregory Hines, Frank Foster and Al Grey. He has appeared on television with Joe Sudler’s Swing Machine and with singer/actor Christopher Durham.

Mr. Valenti will be performing the works of Copeland, Brahms, Debussy, and Beethoven during the recital.

A public master class will follow the recital in Perry Hall.

The "Noon Recital" is free and open to the public, with unreserved seating and free parking available.  For more information, contact Dr. Marc Sackman, associate professor of music at UWFox, at 832-2625, emailmarc.sackman@uwc.edu, or visit http://www.uwfox.uwc.edu/cac/musicevents.html.

Posted 11/19/2010