“Oh, the Humanity!” – Guest Artist Recital by Dr. Owen Lovell
Friday, March 10 @ 6:30 pm
Dr. Owen Lovell, piano
Professor Laura Newbern, poet
Faculty from Georgia College & State University
“Oh, the Humanity!”
A Stutter (Iceland, 2013) – Ólafur Arnalds w/ Arnór Dan
“My Mother’s Sadness” (Georgia, USA 2022)
Prelude in B Minor, Op. 32 No. 10 (Russia, 1910), Sergei Rachmaninov
“The Lamps” (Georgia, USA 2022)
Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960 (Austria, 1828), Franz Peter Schubert
from “The Hike to Fanore Beach” (Georgia, USA 2023), Kerry Neville
Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83 (Russia, 1942), Sergei Prokofiev
“Nocturne” (2013), Louise Glück
Elegie in E-flat Minor, Op. 3 No. 1 (Russia, 1892), Sergei Rachmaninov
In stiller Nacht (Germany, 1864/1894), Johannes Brahms
There is no cost to attend this performance, but the favor of your reply is requested so that we may plan accordingly. You may RSVP below.
ABOUT OWEN LOVELL, PIANIST
Commercial releases include tracks with rock musician Kip Winger (2008, Frontiers Records) and ASCAP award–winning composer Randall Bauer (2016, Albany Records).
Owen has performed in live broadcasts on Wisconsin Public Radio and Austin, Texas NPR affiliate, KUT–FM.
He has worked with many prizewinning composers, most notably Lowell Liebermann, Michael Torke, Samuel Adler, Joan Tower, Dan Welcher, Eric Ewazen, David Maslanka, Denis Smalley, and Roberto Sierra.
Owen maintains professional two–piano and violin and piano collaborations, delighting audiences in settings ranging from rural community churches to the Kennedy Center.
Dr. Lovell earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
His principal instructors included Boris Slutsky, Dr. Betty Mallard, Gregory Allen, and Julian Martin.
Owen is an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, serving actively on the executive board of its state and local affiliates, and is frequently in demand as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the United States.
Appointed in the fall of 2016, Dr. Lovell is an Associate Professor of Music and coordinates the keyboard area and Bobcat Keys after school program at Georgia College, the state’s designated public liberal arts university.
Additionally, he is a piano technician and the piano review editor for Larry Fine’s Acoustic and Digital Piano Buyer (www.pianobuyer.com and printed semiannually), the standard consumer reference for piano shoppers.
He previously served on the keyboard faculties of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, the University of Texas – San Antonio, and Texas State University.
Visit Owen’s YouTube channel for links to recordings.