Pianist Dr. Ray Martin to Perform at Concord

For Immediate Release: 
Mar 20 2003

Pianist Dr. Ray Martin to Perform at Concord

Athens, W.Va. - With his extensive experience and musical abilities, Dr. Ray Martin will delight guests at Concord College with a piano recital on Monday, March 31, 2003.

Dr. Martin received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature from West Virginia University, where he studied with noted concert pianist, Herman Godes. After teaching piano at Salem College and serving as Music Department Chairman for 17 years, he now concentrates on recital performances and teaching privately.

Currently a member of the West Virginia Music Teachers Association (affiliated with Music Teachers National Association), Dr. Martin helps his piano students prepare for local and state festival performances and auditions. In addition to maintaining a busy recital schedule and teaching studio, he accompanies musicians in Charleston, W.Va., and at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va.

The performance will be held in the Main Theatre of the Alexander Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m.

This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

For more information, contact the Concord College box office, 1-304-384-5101, boxoffice@concord.edu or log on to students.concord.edu/boxoffice.


Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.

This press release was written by Heather Flanagan. Heather is from Craigsville, W.Va., and is a sophomore majoring in communications with a concentration in public relations.