October 15, 2021 7:30 PM, Cril Hall, Cooper Music Center, Point Loma Nazarene University

"Women, Work and Worship"

Victor Labenske will present a faculty recital at Crill Hall, Cooper Music Center, Point Loma Nazarene University on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:30 PM. No admission charge.
"Women, Work and Worship" will feature two world premieres as well as other works of the 20th century.
- Tasty Other: A Dramatic Song Cycle for Soprano and Piano, by Vitor Labenske.  Poetry by Katie Manning. With Elda McGinty Peralta and Judi Labenske, sopranos
- 3 pieces for Cello and Piano, by Nadia Boulanger. Performed with Randy Plate, cello
- Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues, by Frederic Rzewski, Performed with Karlin Labenske, piano
- Artistry in Worship; Creative Hymn Settings for the Advanced Pianist, by Victor Labenske. Performed with current and former students of Victor Labenske




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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