University Communications

Dr. William Carr to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Dr. William Carr, a resident of Media, PA, and Professor of Music at Immaculata University, will give a solo performance at Carnegie Hall´s Isaac Stern Auditorium on Friday, June 3, at 8:00 p.m. His performance is a benefit concert for MS Research and features Nocturne in Db Major, Opus 27 No. 2; Sonetto 104 del Petrarca; Grande Polonaise Brillante, Opus 22; "Der Jongleur" Opus 31, No. 3.
Dr. Carr has had an illustrious musical career. In addition to his June 3rd concert at Carnegie Hall, Dr. Carr has performed throughout the U.S. and in many European cities. He marked his first solo recital in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 1988 and later performed solo at the Isaac Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in February 2002. He has also had two solo performances at the Kimmel Center´s Verizon Hall.
Dr. Carr received degrees in piano performance from Temple University. He continued his studies under the world renowned Adele Marcus at the Juilliard School in the Professional Studies Program. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in piano performance from The Catholic University of America. He earned post-doctoral performance certificates from the Munich Conservatory in Chamber Music and from the Liszt Weimar Conservatory through studies with concert pianist Paul Badura-Skoda in Germany and Austria. Dr. Carr also holds a Master´s Degree in International Relations/International Business from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the first recipient of the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award
from Immaculata University.
This concert, sponsored and produced by Cecilia Beatty and Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, will feature performances by the Choir of the Valley Forge Military Academy, and selected Women´s Choirs each conducted by Christine Malone Kline.
For more information about this concert, please call 610-647-4400, ext. 3036. Tickets and information for Carnegie Hall may be obtained through their Web site at
www.carnegiehall.org.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.