JBU Artist Series Welcomes Pianist Alex McDonald

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Pianist Alex McDonald will perform as part of JBU’s Artist Series on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.

SILOAM SPRINGS, Arkansas (April 3, 2017) – John Brown University’s Artist Series will welcome pianist Alex McDonald to a concert titled “Faith in the Music of Franz Liszt” on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center.

McDonald, whose performances critics describe as “electrically charged” and “naturally charismatic,” has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the world and has won prizes at many piano competitions. McDonald received a Harvey Fellowship from the Mustard Seed Foundation in 2008 and competed in the Van Cliburn Competition in 2014. Having earned a master’s and doctorate from the Juilliard School, McDonald teaches private lessons to students who have gone on to Eastman, Julliard and other notable music schools.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, visit jbu.edu/tickets or call 479-524-7382.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked regional university (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2017), JBU enrolls more than 2,700 students from 40 states and 37 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 39 majors, with top programs including business administration, graphic design, engineering, construction management, counseling, teacher education and nursing.


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