AWC presents pianist Victor Rosenbaum in concert
February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Performance will feature works by Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, and Schubert
The Arizona Western College Visual and Performing Arts Department will present internationally-known, American pianist Victor Rosenbaum in concert on Thursday, Feb. 29. The performance will begin at 7:00pm at Yuma High School’s Snider Auditorium, 400 S. 6th Ave., featuring works by Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, and Schubert. The concert is free for the community to attend. Victor Rosenbaum has concertized widely as a soloist and chamber music performer in the United States, Europe, Israel, Brazil, Russia, and Asia in such prestigious halls as Tully Hall in New York City and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has collaborated with artists such as Leonard Rose, Paul Katz, Arnold Steinhardt, Robert Mann, Joseph Silverstein, James Buswell, and Malcolm Lowe as well as the Brentano, Borromeo, and Cleveland String Quartets. A musician of diverse talents, Rosenbaum is also a composer and has frequently conducted in the Boston area and beyond. Recently retired from the faculty of New England Conservatory in Boston where he taught for more than 50 years, he chaired its piano department for more than a decade and was also Chair of Chamber Music. Also a faculty member of Mannes School of Music in New York from 2004-2017, he has been Visiting Professor of Piano at the Eastman School of Music, a guest teacher at Juilliard, and presents lectures, workshops, and master classes for teachers’ groups and schools both in the U. S. and abroad. Recently, he has been teaching and performing in Japan, Korea, Israel, Taiwan, Austria, and Bulgaria; and was appointed Visiting Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at National Taiwan Normal University. Rosenbaum was also Director and President of the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA from 1985-2001. His highly praised CDs can be found on the Bridge and Fleur de Son labels.