Pianist Kevin Ayesh to perform at Wichita State
A native of Wichita, pianist Kevin Ayesh has performed throughout the United States. Ayesh will be the guest artist in a performance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, in Wiedemann Hall at Wichita State University.
For tickets, call the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-978-3233 or buy tickets online.
Ayesh has been the head of the Music Department at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, N.C., since 1992. As a North Carolina Visiting Artist, he appeared before thousands across that state between 1988 and 1992, performing as many as 75 recitals in a season.
Ayesh is the recipient of many prizes, including the Naftzger Piano Award, Baltimore Music Club Award and winner of both the JCC Baltimore Piano Competition and the Maryland State Music Teachers’ Elizabeth R. Davis Memorial Piano Competition.
He is in frequent demand as performer, adjudicator and workshop clinician. This past summer he was the featured guest artist at the Lindlar International Piano Festival in Germany.
In the concert at Wichita State, Ayesh will perform music by Mozart, Berzolla, Faure, Rachmaninoff and Chopin.