Mary Baldwin University’s Sunday Recital Series continues with the Waynesboro Community Orchestra featuring conductor Peter Wilson and pianist Lise Keiter-Brotzman performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Korngold, as well as Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. Admission is free.
Peter Wilson is an engaging performer whose musicianship has been noted as “first-class” by The Washington Post. He holds a doctor of musical arts degree in orchestral studies from Catholic University and was appointed music director of the Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra in May 2007. Wilson is a master gunnery sergeant in the United States Marine Corps serving with “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band as a violinist of The White House and Commander-designate of the Marine String Section. He has made regular appearances at the White House performing as a soloist, leader of ensembles, and section principal in the Marine Orchestra and has provided music for some of our nation’s most historic events including the State Funerals of President Reagan and President Ford. He also makes frequent appearances as Guest Conductor with the National Gallery Orchestra of Washington, DC and throughout the United States as a conductor, concertmaster, violin soloist, and performance clinician.
Pianist Lise Keiter-Brotzman has performed nationwide and is active as a solo recitalist, collaborative artist, and soloist with orchestra. Keiter-Brotzman joined the faculty at Mary Baldwin University in the fall of 1998 and is chair of the music department. She earned a bachelor of music from Oberlin Conservatory, a master’s and doctorate of music at Indiana University, where she also received the Award for Outstanding Teaching.
The performance will be at 3 p.m. on October 28 in Mary Baldwin University’s Francis Auditorium at the corner of Coalter and Frederick streets, Staunton. This concert is free. For more information, call (540) 887-7294