PERFORMANCES & ENGAGEMENTS

March, 2023 Reno, NV

Music Teachers National Association Conference

Hidden Motives: Quotes, Symbols and Other Compositional Techniques Found in Piano Works by Pedagogical Composers"

Discover how pedagogical composers, like the master composers before them, enhance their works with symbolism including motives derived from names or places, quotations by other composers, references to music of other cultures, and pictorial representation that create programmatic inferences.

September 29, 2022 7:30 PM, Crill Hall,

Cooper Music Center, Point Loma Nazarene University

WHAT'S NEW?

Contemporary - Diverse - Piano

 A faculty recital with Victor Labenske,

colleagues and students

  • Margaret Bonds, Spiritual Suite for Piano

  • Conner Chee, Coyotes for Violin and Piano, with Phil Tyler, violin

  • Makena Williams, Kinda Lydian for 2 Pianos, with Karlin Labenske, piano

  • Victor Labenske, Glory Shone Around and Rejoice and Give Thanks, with current and former students and colleagues

 

 

July 2, 2021,  9:00AM Pacific

"Hidden Motives: Quotes, Symbols and Other Compositional Techniques Found in Piano Works by Pedagogical Composers"

Discover how pedagogical composers, like the master composers before them, enhance their works with symbolism including motives derived from names or places, quotations by other composers, references to music of other cultures, and pictorial representation that create programmatic inferences.

Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC) State Convention online

April 9, 2021, 10:30 AM Pacific

Songs and Symbols: Tasty Other and the Birth of a Cycle

Composer and pianist, Victor Labenske will share his latest song cycle, Tasty Other, giving insight into his compositional process and providing an exclusive opportunity to delve into the symbolism he has woven throughout the work.

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