Shawnee State University and the Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association present pianist Jenny Lin in concert on Wednesday, April 9. She has been acclaimed for her “remarkable technical command” and “a gift for melodic flow” by The New York Times. The Washington Post praises “Lin’s confident fingers… spectacular technique… “, “…surely one of the most interesting pianists in America right now…” and Gramophone Magazine has hailed her as “an exceptionally sensitive pianist.”
Lin will be performing songs from her new album “Get Happy” that contains many show tunes by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers, including “The Jazz Singer,” “My Fair Lady,” “The King and I” and “Kiss Me Kate.”
She has performed in numerous venues including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Miller Theatre, MoMA and the Whitney Museum, to name a few.
Lin has performed throughout Europe and the Far East; as well as festivals worldwide such as Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, England, Spain, Switzerland and in Canada as well as the United States. She lives in New York City where she serves on the faculty of the 92nd Street Y.
Tickets for lower tier seating are $36 regular, $32 senior, $30 students, $15 children under 12. Upper tier prices are discounted.
Tickets may be purchased at the McKinley Box Office in the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts at Shawnee State University from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, online through Ticketmaster at http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/41868 or any Ticketmaster Outlet, or by calling 740-351-3600. Student and senior discounts are available. For more information, go to http://www.sopaa.org.
The 2013-14 season at the Vern Riffe Center is presented with the support of the Ohio Arts Council, an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Shawnee State University Development Foundation, the Martings Foundation and the Scioto Foundation.