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Hamilson, pianist, will open USCA’s Faculty Artist Recital Series

September 27, 2018

USC Aiken’s Faculty Artist Recital Series kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, on the Etherredge Center main stage.

The free event, sponsored by USCA’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is open to the public and will feature faculty member Dr. Anna Hamilton, who will perform an eclectic selection, according to a news release from the university.

Hamilton’s performance will include works by Frédéric Chopin, Jean-Philippe Rameau and Seymour Bernstein.

Hamilton received both her Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in piano pedagogy from the University of South Carolina.

A native of Michigan, she received her Bachelor of Music in piano performance and Piano Pedagogy Certification from Grand Valley State University. She studied piano with Aviram Reichert and Charles Fugo, and piano pedagogy with Helen Marlais and Scott Price.

Hamilton has maintained an active piano studio in Columbia for more than a decade, providing lessons to students of diverse ages and levels, according to the release.

She is the music coordinator for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia. She also is active as a solo and collaborative pianist, teacher, adjudicator, and presenter and has been the chairman for the SCMTA State Auditions (2013-2017) and the CMTA Celebration of Musical Achievements Festival.

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