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AmiciMusic presents “FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY”
- Saturday, December 17, 2022
- $22 Advance / $25 Day of Show
- Tickets on Sale now - Please Call the Venue
- Reserved Tickets for the Lounge are available with dinner reservations only :::: There is a $20 minimum in food and beverage purchases per person with your dinner reservation :: Seating will be limited :: You MUST call venue (828-575-2737) to make a dinner reservation and purchase your tickets.
AmiciMusic presents “FOUR-HAND HOLIDAY”, a fantastic program featuring some terrific arrangements of holiday classics for four-hand piano, including Tchaikovsky’s wonderful “Nutcracker Suite” and Strauss’ “Blue Danube Waltz” along with “Sleigh Ride,” “White Christmas,” and Carols such as “Go, Tell it on the Mountain,” “Angels we have Heard on High” (calypso version), and “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing.” Pianists Daniel Lau and Daniel Weiser, who met while Doctoral students at Peabody Conservatory, will tickle the ivories in this beautiful dance of twenty fingers on the same piano. You won’t be able to stop tapping your feet and singing along!
Daniel Weiser · 7:00pm
Daniel Weiser, piano, founder and Artistic Director of AmiciMusic, has performed chamber music in great concert halls around the world, including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Dr. Weiser has a Doctorate in Piano from the Peabody Conservatory and was the 1996 American Ambassador of Music for which he toured eleven countries in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, including Egypt, Syria, Pakistan, and Thailand. He also studied for one year at Harvard Law School at the same time as President Obama. He has recorded fifteen CDs and has taught at Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, UNC Asheville, Longy School of Music, and the St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. He now lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife, Kisha, and twin fourteen-year old daughters, Emma and Sophie.�
Daniel Lau · 7:00PM
Daniel Lau, piano, has performed around the world in recitals and with orchestras and has been praised for his “exemplary artistry” and “beautifully shaded playing.” A versatile pianist, violinist and conductor, Daniel has served as Music Director for performances of Manon, Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Merry Widow, and The Magic Flute, among others. Lau attended Loma Linda University, where he served as concertmaster of the orchestra and 1st violinist of the LLU String Quartet and won the coveted Dean’s Award. He then attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music, becoming a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda honorary society while earning masters and doctoral degrees. Dr. Lau is a dedicated educator of music and has given masterclasses and clinics throughout the United States. He is on the Executive Board of the Maryland State Music Teachers Association and is Chair of the Music Technology Committee. He serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Music at Washington Adventist University. Daniel resides in Baltimore with his wife, mezzo-soprano Kyle Engler, and their daughter, Channing.