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York College to host pianist James Winn on Sept. 22

September 08, 2016

Pianist James Winn will perform an all-Schubert program at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 22, at York College’s DeMeester Recital Hall in the Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall. The event, made possible by a generous gift from the Boustead Family Foundation, is open to the public free of charge.


Winn will also present a masterclass for York College and YCPrep student pianists on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The event is open to the public free of charge.


Winn, piano and composition professor at the University of Nevada, Reno since 1997, made his professional debut with the Denver Symphony at the age of 13, and has been performing widely in North America, Europe, and Asia ever since. He has been a solo pianist with the New York City Ballet, a member of the New York New Music Ensemble, and a frequent guest with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Speculum, the Group for Contemporary Music, and Bargemusic.


Winn has received numerous career recognitions, including an Artist Fellowship from the Nevada State Council of the Arts and, in 2009, the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.          


A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,400 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.