By LORRAINE THOMPSON
ST. AUGUSTINE – Scott Marosek will perform a solo piano recital Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Anastasia Catholic Church. The concert is free and open to the public.
Peter Morin, music director at St. Anastasia Catholic Church notes that “Scott has an extensive background in classical piano performances as well as jazz piano adventures.”
Morin added that he is looking forward to Marosek’s program in which he will perform music from Bach and Beethoven to contemporary and jazz.
The program will feature Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in C minor and Beethoven’s Sonata in A Flat. Marosek will also perform Keith Dippre’s California Low Brow, a set of five sketches which explore various capabilities of the piano including An Etude, Apparition of Saint Mary, The Apparition of Michael Jackson, Songs from a Landfill, and Ultraswank.
Marosek has performed in China, Israel, and throughout the United States. He earned a doctorate in musical arts from the University of North Texas and a master of music degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. Marosek holds an endowed chair position in the Fayetteville, N.C., Symphony Orchestra. As an Associate Professor at Methodist University in Fayetteville, he teaches piano and music history and spends his summers teaching young pianists at the Methodist University Summer Jam.
Recent concerto performances include Liszt’s Totentanz, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Mozart’s Double Concerto, and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto.
St. Anastasia Catholic Church is located at 5205 A1A South on Anastasia Island. Free parking is available on the church grounds. For information call 471-5364.