Jonathan Sokasits, Piano Masterclass

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: CMFA Box Office · · 504-865-2074

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Jonathan Sokasits, piano masterclass
:30 p.m., Roussel Hall, Free and Open to the public

Jonathan Sokasits is Professor of Piano at Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, where he teaches studio piano and class piano, piano literature, piano pedagogy, and chamber music. He has previously served as Assistant Professor of Piano at Ithaca College, and as Instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Sokasits holds Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was a student of Howard Karp and three-time recipient of prestigious Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Graduate Fellowships. He holds the Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Applied Music from Ithaca College.

Pianist Jonathan Sokasits is equally at home as solo recitalist, concerto soloist, accompanist, and chamber musician. He has performed hundreds of concerts in venues ranging from area high schools to state, regional, national, and international conventions and festivals to Carnegie Hall. He has performed across the country, and in Canada, Cyprus, and New Zealand. Sokasits appears on critically acclaimed CDs on the Mark and Albany labels. He has appeared in recital with the Chiara String Quartet, the Oakwood Chamber Players, the Petrella percussion and piano duo, the Nebraska Chamber Players, and numerous faculty colleagues and students.