Marylhurst Symphony concert to feature pianist Dakin
Marylhurst Symphony will present a winter concert March 8 in the Provincial House Chapel, 17400 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego.
The program includes the Ali Baba Overture by Luigi Cherubini, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven featuring Gloria Dakin on piano, and Jean Sibelius' Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43.
Conducting will be Maestro Lajos Balosh.
Dakin first performed with a symphony orchestra at Chautauqua, New York, in 1952 at the age of 18. She is now 86, and has performed with the Marylhurst Orchestra and the Marylhurst Symphony.
Dakin studied piano through high school in Detroit with Edward Bredshall. She studied during summer in high school and college with Julliard teacher James Friskin, and earned a degree from Michigan State University where she studied music with Ernst Victor Wolff.
Dakin is a certified adjudicator for the Oregon Music Teachers Association and is state and nationally certified by Music Teachers National Association. She has served as state certification chair for OMTA, on the National Certification Board of Music Teachers National Association, as state syllabus chair for OMTA, as OMTA conference chair for two years and as president. Tickets are available at the door. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children and seniors, payable by cash or check only.
Refreshments will be served at intermission.
You count on us to stay informed and we depend on you to fund our efforts. Quality local journalism takes time and money. Please support us to protect the future of community journalism.