An Evening of Classical Music
A classical music concert featuring violinist Sarah Fielding, Ph.D. and pianist Paul Higdon, D.M.A.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:30 p.m. reception | 7:30 p.m. concert
About the Presentation:
Unlike the traditional classical music presentation, guests will enjoy violin masterpieces by Vivaldi and Beethoven and solo piano music by Chopin in a casual, intimate setting. The concert will feature violinist Sarah Fielding, Ph.D. and pianist Paul Higdon, D.M.A.
About the Presenters:
Sarah Fielding, Ph.D. is an associate professor of English at St. Louis Community College at Wildwood. At the age of three, she began learning violin through the Suzuki Method, which relies on the proverb "Listen and Play." This training gave rise to her interest in literary style, voice and interpretation, ultimately influencing her decision to pursue a career teaching English. She holds a doctoral degree in English from Saint Louis University, a master’s degree in medieval studies from the University of Leeds and a bachelor’s degree in English from Saint Louis University.
Paul Higdon, D.M.A. is a professor of music and chair of communications at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. A pianist by training, he has performed piano concerts in 10 states as well as Malaysia, Hong Kong and Italy. He earned a doctoral degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music studying with the late curators’ professor Joanne Baker. He earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Truman University.