Immaculata University’s Steinway Artists Performs at Georgia College
Immaculata University´s (IU) Steinway Artist and professor of music, Dr. William Carr, will give a lecture-recital, "Understanding the Creative Process for Problem Solving and Decision Making in Business," at the College of Business at Georgia College (GC) on Tuesday, September 20, from noon to 1 p.m. in room 202 of Atkinson Hall. At 7:30 p.m. that day in Max Noah Recital Hall of the Porter Music Building, he will perform a solo recital for the GC College of Music, featuring pieces by Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin, and Chopin. Both performances are free and open to the public.
With a doctorate in piano and a master´s in international business relations, Carr uses his unique training in both disciplines to offer corporate seminars on creativity to schools of business and to Fortune 500 companies. He has given these seminars at Columbia University, Dartmouth College, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and at more than 30 corporations in the U.S. and abroad. He has also presented at the American Society for Training and Development, the world´s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals, and at the American Creativity Association, a forum that promotes creativity and innovation in a wide range of industries and disciplines.
Carr studied piano at Temple University and at the Juilliard School with Adele Marcus, and he earned his doctorate in piano at the Catholic University of America with Marcus. He continued his studies in Vienna and at the Munich Conservatory and the Liszt Conservatory in Germany. He holds a master´s in international business relations from the Wharton School, and in 2005 he was named a Steinway Artist, a prestigious title that recognizes the most exceptional music performers. He has taught at Immaculata for 18 years, and in 1998, he was honored with the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. For more information about Carr, visit www.williambcarr.com.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.