Alum Returns for Concert at HSU

Oct 25, 2006

Pianist and Eureka native Ryan MacEvoy McCullough will prepare for his debut performance at New York's Carnegie Hall with an HSU performance on Saturday, November 7 at Fulkerson Recital Hall.

McCullough graduated from Humboldt State with a B.A. in music in 2005 - summa cum laude and at the age of 18.

Since leaving HSU, McCullough has appeared as a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and other orchestras, and has won many top prizes, including the Silver Medal at the World Piano Competition. He has played for European audiences, and has been heard on National Public Radio. He currently studies under the tutelage of John Perry at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.

His performance will include Beethoven's Sonata (Opus 101), Franz Schubert's Impromtus (Opus 142), and Sonata #1 by modern Polish composer, Milosz Magin. The concert, part of the HSU Department of Music Guest Artist series, will begin at 8 PM.

Tickets for this performance are $10 general, $5 students/seniors. They may be purchased from the HSU Ticket Office (826-3928) or at the door.