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Dr. William Carr to perform Concert

#8 CONTACT: Meghan Greene
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 610-647-4400, ext. 3143

DR. WILLIAM CARR TO PERFORM AT BOSTON POPS TRIBUTE

Dr. William Carr, a resident of Media, PA, and Professor of Music at Immaculata University, will give a performance with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra at the Boston Pops Tribute Concert at the Music Pier in Ocean City, New Jersey. The Boston Pops Tribute Concert will take place on Tuesday, August 10, at 8:00 p.m. at the Music Pier on the Ocean City Boardwalk. He will perform the piano concerto of Leroy Anderson. His performance is part of the annual Music Pier concert series sponsored by Mack & Manco. Ticket costs range from $10 to $15.
Dr. Carr has had an illustrious musical career. He received degrees in piano performance from Temple University, and continued to graduate school to study under the world renowned Adele Marcus at the Juilliard School in the Professional Studies Program. He continued to study under Marcus as he received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in piano performance which he received 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 at Immaculata University.
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 of Carnegie Hall in February 2002. He has also had two solo performances at the Kimmel Center´s Verizon Hall. He will perform once again on the main stage of Carnegie Hall/Isaac Stern Auditorium on Friday, June 3,
2005.
Immaculata University, a Catholic liberal arts institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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