Jacobsen Series featuring Boris Berman, piano
The School of Music is pleased to welcome special guest pianist Boris Berman, performing works by Mozart, Debussy, and Prokofiev. Berman is head of the piano department of Yale School of Music. He is a Grammy nominee who regularly performs in more than 50 countries on six continents and conducts master classes throughout the world.
Born in Moscow, he studied at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with the distinguished pianist Lev Oborin. In 1973, he left a flourishing career in the Soviet Union to immigrate to Israel where he quickly established himself as one of the most sought-after keyboard performers.
Presently, he resides in New Haven, Conn. For Boris Berman's full bio, visit his website.
All are invited to a reception following the program hosted by the SAI international music organization.
Tickets: $20, general; $15 sr. citizen, military, Puget Sound faculty, staff, and Community Music participants.
Admission is free for current Puget Sound and K-12 students. Please obtain a complimentary ticket online and show your student ID at the door. Please note that this event will not be live streamed.
Named in honor of Leonard Jacobsen, former chair of the piano department at Puget Sound, the Jacobsen Professional Artist Series was established in 1984 and features School of Music faculty and their guests. Ticket sales support the Jacobsen Series Scholarship Fund, which awards annual music scholarships to an outstanding member of Sigma Alpha Iota, international music fraternity.
For more information about the Jacobsen Series, visit pugetsound.edu/jacobsen.
University of Puget Sound campus. Schneebeck Concert Hall.