Canadian pianist Everett Hopfner, first-prize winner of the 36th Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, will be performing at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30 pm.
Hopfner is a proud native of Ste. Rose du Lac, Manitoba, celebrated for his passionate and inventive performances of contemporary repertoire. He has been based in Germany since 2010, and will soon begin graduate studies in New Music at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
Everett holds a Bachelor of Music from Brandon University, where he studied with Prof. Megumi Masaki, and an A.R.C.T. Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. He has attended Académie Internationale d’Été de Nice, Chetham’s International Summer School for Pianists, and Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
The concert will feature the 2013 commissioned work—Hallucinations by Randolph Peters. Other works to be performed are by Kotoka Suzuki, Douglas Finch, Karel Goeyvaerts, Nicole Lizée, and Jerome Kitke.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 (adults), $10 (seniors/students).
For more information, contact the UPEI Music Department at (902) 566-0507 or firstname.lastname@example.org.