Peter Evans, Ron Stabinsky to perform at Penn State Schuylkill

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. – Peter Evans and Ron Stabinsky will join forces to provide a concert at Penn State Schuylkill at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the R. Michael Fryer Conference Center. Both are accomplished musicians who have performed nationally and internationally. This concert is free and open to the public.

Evans has been a member of the New York musical community since 2003, when he moved to the city after graduating from Oberlin Conservatory with a degree in classical trumpet. His current work includes solo performances, chamber orchestras, free improvised settings, electro-acoustic, music, jazz and composition. In New York, Evans performs contemporary notated music and is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). He is an experienced teacher as well. In 2010, Evans was named one of the top 5 Musicians of the Year for the second year in a row by All About Jazz New York.

Stabinsky currently enjoys improvising his own music in solo and small ensemble, while continuing to be inspired and informed by other artists and traditions. He received his first music lesson at the age of 5 from his grandfather Michael Hoysock. He continued his studies through the years and earned a bachelor of music degree from Wilkes University in 1995. Since 2000, Stabinsky has been studying the Taubman Approach to piano with Edna Golandsky in New York City. He has also benefited greatly from additional study of classical repertoire with concert pianist Ilya Itin. He has studied the art of free improvisation and jazz with several mentors. Most recently, he has performed throughout the United States and Europe. He and saxophonist Jack Wright have worked collaboratively since 2008.

For additional information, contact Paul Miller at 570-385-6073.

Last Updated September 16, 2013