Park University International Center for Music Faculty and Students to Perform in Rescheduled Concert

Monday, January 4, 2016

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The second concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “Side-by-Side” event, will be held Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. This is a concert that was originally scheduled to be held on Dec. 2, 2015.

The concert will include a performance of the following selections:

  • Johan Sebastian Bach’s “Cello Suite No. 6 in D-Major,” performed by cellist Daniel Veis, visiting assistant professor of music/cello
  • Richard Strauss’ “Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op. 18,” performed by pianist Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, instructor of music/piano, and violinist Ben Sayevich, professor of music/violin
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “String Sextet in D-Minor, Op. 70 (Souvenir de Florence),” performed by Sayevich, Veis and students — violists Laurel Gagnon, junior applied music/strings major, Hooksett, N.H., and Anna Sorokina, graduate student pursing degree in violin performance, Moscow, Russia; cellist Mansur Kadirov, 2014 graduate and current student pursuing graduate certificate in cello performance, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; and violinist Hanna Zhdan, sophomore applied music/strings major, Minsk, Belarus

Individual tickets for the concert are $10, and season tickets for this and the remaining four concerts on the season schedule (not including the ICM Gala Concert) are $40. Park University students, faculty and staff with Park ID are admitted free. To purchase tickets, visit

The next concert on the ICM 2015-16 season schedule will be a piano recital by guest artist Jan Jiracek von Arnim on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016.

Please note: Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel has restricted physical access. Park University wants to make available to everyone access to all programs and activities conducted in this building. Requests for physical access accommodations should be addressed in a timely manner to Park University’s Office of Campus Safety at (816) 584-6444. Park University will make all reasonable modifications to ensure that individuals with physical challenges have an equal opportunity to enjoy all programs and activities.