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Pianist Julian Martin to perform at Morningside

August 31, 2017, in Latest News, Music

Pianist Julian Martin will perform a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Morningside College in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.

The recital will include works by Brahms, Haydn, Ravel and Albéniz. The performance is free and open to the public.

Originally from Alabama, Martin studied at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, with additional studies in Italy and France. He first came to international attention as the winner of the 1975 Montevideo International Piano Competition. He also won top prizes in the Gina Bachauer and William Kapell competitions, as well as the Collaborative Prize at the 1982 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.

Martin has performed in major halls of North and South America, Europe and Asia. He founded the Gijón International Piano Festival in Spain and served as artistic director for 12 years. He also established a summer academy at the Valencia Conservatory in Spain. He has taught at Oberlin Conservatory and the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He has been a member of the piano faculty of The Juilliard School since 1999.