Pianist Caroline Oltmanns to Perform at Mount Union College on January 31

January 26, 2010

The Mount Union College Department of Music will present guest pianist Caroline Oltmanns on Sunday, January 31 in Presser Recital Hall at 3 p.m.

Oltmanns has been highly praised for her ‘impeccable technique and expressivity’ on the piano. She has performed as a soloist around the world in Europe, South Africa and North America. Her performances in the United States have taken place at Steinway, Weill Hall in New York City, Redlands Bown and Bradley Hall in Chicago.

Oltmanns, a native of Furth, Germany, is a piano professor at Youngstown State University. She received a performance diploma from Staaliche Musikochschule Freiburg. She often performs as a soloist with different orchestras. Her appearances at world premieres and recordings of commissioned works for the piano have consisted of concertos by James Wilding, Till McIvor Meyn and Dave Morgan.  

The recital will include works by Franz Schubert, James Wilding, Erkki Melartin and Frederic Chopin.

Presser Recital Hall is located within Cope Music Hall on the corner of Union Avenue and Simpson Street on Mount Union's campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.

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