Steinway Piano Gallery of Spokane will host a piano concert featuring
The Palouse Piano Quartet
comprised of the Mauchley Duo and 88SQUARED
Saturday, February 17, 2018 at a special time 3:00 p.m.
13418 East Nora Avenue
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MAUCHLEY DUO Jay and Sandy Mauchley
Renowned as a brilliant duo-piano team, the Mauchley Duo has dazzled audiences of all ages in numerous recitals and concerto appearances throughout the United States. They enthrall music lovers with their musical interpretations of repertoire that spans three centuries. Listeners find their programs electrifying, enthralling and passionate, as the Mauchleys display facile technique, stylistic interpretations, and outstanding virtuosity. Critics have noted their playing as…”piano at its best. The skill with which they performed was as exciting to see as it was to hear….It seemed as if it were indeed one musician with four hands.”
Jay and Sandy Mauchley, professors emeriti at the University of Idaho, have collaborated together as a duo-piano team for over 35 years, and have played hundreds of recitals and concertos throughout the United States. They have appeared on National Public Radio’s Performance Today, and have been presenters and featured as guest artists on national, district and state MTNA conventions, American Liszt Society Festivals, at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and at the Lincoln Center in New York City. As collaborative artists they have performed in Canada and Europe, and each summer they perform and coach at the Red Lodge Music Festival and the Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Popular clinicians, adjudicators and master teachers, the Mauchley’s have both been awarded “Master Teacher” Certificates by Music Teachers National Association, as well as “Alumni Awards for Faculty Excellence” from the University of Idaho.
Jay and Sandy are on the International Roster of Steinway Artists.
88SQUARED Jeffrey and Karen Savage
88SQUARED received first prize at the Ellis Piano Duo Competition, the Abild Prize for American Music, and the Artists International Competition Special Presentation Award. The duo has received critical praise from Singapore’s The Straits Times, American Record Guide, and Fanfare magazine and their performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio stations across the US. The duo won second prize and a Special Mention Award at Concours Grieg International Competition in Norway, where they performed with members of the Oslo Philharmonic. Married pianists Jeffrey and Karen both completed masters and doctoral degrees at The Juilliard School.
88SQUARED recently gave the international premieres of Lowell Liebermann’s Sonata for Two Pianos (2011) in Singapore, New York City, Washington, and Canada, and was invited by the composer to record his complete two-piano works on Albany Records. They have been featured at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, New York’s Lincoln Center, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (Singapore), Ho Chi Minh Conservatory (Vietnam), MusiQuest National Piano Festival (India), Victoria Conservatory of Music (Canada), Chamber Music America Showcase (California), National Federation of Music Clubs National and State Conferences in Orlando, DC, Florida and Iowa, University of British Columbia Recital Series (Vancouver), and Music Teachers National Association state and national conferences (New York City and Chicago). Karen and Jeff both serve on the piano faculty at Washington State University. Their students have won state and regional competitions, and have been awarded competitive scholarships and teaching assistantships at major graduate programs. Jeffrey and Karen live in Pullman with their young son.
The Palouse Piano Quartet, comprised of the Mauchley Duo and 88SQUARED, previously performed together at the Washington State Music Teachers Association State Conference and each duo has performed at Steinway Piano Gallery.
It will be a lovely and fun program of all 8-hand works by Mozart, Brahms, Chabrier, Dahl, Saint-Saens, and Moskowski.
Come join us Saturday February 17 at 3:00 p.m. at this exciting combination of
FOUR amazing performers, EIGHT talented hands in ONE TERRIFIC Concert!
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