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Kent Keyboard Series Presents "Religion and Passion" by Marian Lee

Posted Feb. 25, 2013
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Marian Lee will perform "Religion and
Passion" on March 10 as part of the Kent
Keyboard Series.

The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2012-2013 season with "Religion and Passion: Works by Bach, Crumb, Ustvolskaya, Beethoven and Debussy," a performance by Marian Lee on Sunday, March 10, at 5 p.m. in the Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Dr. on the Kent Campus.

Lee's performance will include George Crumb's “A Little Suite for Christmas,” Galina Ustvolskaya's “Piano Sonata No. 6” and Claude Debussy's “L'isle Joyeuse.”

Lee earned her bachelor’s and master's degrees in music at The Juilliard School, and earned her doctorate at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. She also studied at the Moscow Conservatory. Lee toured as a musical ambassador for the U.S. State Department as a Fulbright Scholar to the former Soviet Union.

Lee has performed with the Moscow Sinfonietta, Pacific Ocean Orchestra, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic and at many other orchestras. She frequently performs at international contemporary music festivals.

This year, the Kent Keyboard Series' 10th season also marks the celebration of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music's recent designation as an All-Steinway School. The Kent Keyboard Series features prominent performers known in the field for their expertise.

Tickets for the performance are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, Kent State faculty and staff; $8 for students with valid I.D. and those under 18; and free for full-time undergraduate Kent State students. Kent State students can earn 500 FLASHperks points by attending this performance.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 330-672-ARTS(2787), by visiting or by visiting the Performing Arts Box Office (PABO). PABO is open weekdays from noon-5 p.m., and is located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Music and Speech Building. PABO accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover, in addition to cash and checks. Tickets are also available day-of-show at the door.