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Arthur Greene, Piano
8 p.m.
March 8, 2003
First United Methodist Church,
Port Huron, MI
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"A masterful pianist" - The New York Times
"A profound musician" - The Washington Post

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Arthur Greene's dynamic and personal performances have won him acclaim in concert halls and competitions throughout the world. He won the Gold Medals in the William Kapell and Gina Bachauer International Piano Competitions, and he was a top laureate at the Busoni International Competition.

Arthur Greene has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco, Utah and National Symphonies, the Czech National Symphony, the Tokyo Symphony, the National Symphony of Ukraine, and many others. He has played recitals in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Moscow Rachmaninov Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Lisbon Sao Paulo Opera House, Hong Kong City Hall and concert houses in Shanghai and Beijing. He has toured Japan 12 times. Mr. Greene was among the first pianists selected for the Xerox Pianists program. He was also an Artistic Ambassador to Serbia, Kosovo, and Bosnia for the United States Information Agency. He has performed the complete solo piano works of Johannes Brahms in a series of six programs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Arthur Greene has a particular liking for the piano music of the esoteric Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, and has performed the cycle of ten Sonatas many times, as well as the complete Etudes.

Arthur Greene received degrees from Yale and Juilliard, and studied with Martin Canin. He is the Chair of the Piano Department at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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