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Event Archive - Themes and Variations with George Essihos and Students: George Essihos

Wed. May 26th 2004 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:30 pm
Pianist George Essihos and students explore the links between jazz and classical repertoire. In the tradition of many classical pieces, jazz works from a theme, then moves into improvisation before returning to the theme.

The concert includes performances by Alex Denis, Rui Penfornis and Michael Baker. Violinist Spring Burke accompanies Michael Baker on one of his original compositions.

Tickets: $10 in advance/ $12 at the door.

Available at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and at the door.

Proceeds benefit the Music Therapy Department of the Victoria Conservatory of Music.


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George Essihos

George Essihos studied classical piano as a child with Stanley Shale. He went on to win the City of Victoria Medallion at the Victoria Music Festival at an early age and received scholarships to study with Helen Louise Oles at the Cornish School of Music in Seattle and Nellie Tholen at the Lewis & Clark College in Portland. While in Portland, he pe... more info
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