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Nicholas Phillips to Perform Piano Recital at Clarke

April 18, 2016: Nicholas Phillips, pianist and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, will perform a piano recital at Clarke University on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall.

Phillips currently teaches several piano classes at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has performed all over the United States, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa as both a solo and collaborative artist. Phillips has been described by the New York Times as an “able and persuasive advocate” of new music, and his music had been praised for its “bejeweled accuracy” (Fanfare) and as “razor-sharp yet wonderfully spirited” (American Records Guide). The recital, titled “New Playlist,” will feature songs primarily from the 1970s.

“The pieces are very accessible and audiences have responded very positively to the program,” Phillips said.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs.  Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.



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