International Center for Music at Park University to Host “Side-by-Side” Concert

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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The next event in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2016-17 concert season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “side-by-side” performance, will be held on Saturday, March 4, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. Admission to the concert is free.

The concert will include the following selections:
          • “Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 25, in G-Minor,” by Johannes Brahms
                 -- Performed by ICM faculty Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, piano, director of collaborative piano; Ben Sayevich, violin, professor of music/violin; Daniel Veis, cello, visiting assistant professor/cello; and guest performer Chung-Hoon Peter Chun, viola.
          • “String Sextet No. 2, Op. 36 in G-Major,” by Brahms
                 -- Performed by Sayevich, Veis, Chun; and ICM students Laurel Gagnon, violin, senior applied music/strings major; Mansur Kadirov, cello, graduate student pursuing graduate certificate in music performance and 2014 Bachelor of Music graduate; and Anna Sorokina, viola, graduate student pursing Master of Music degree in performance.

The ICM’s International Guest Artist Series resumes on Thursday, March 23, as the University hosts special guest Abel Pereira, principal horn of the National Symphony Orchestra, for a concert that will also include performances by IMC faculty, students and guest performers. That event will be held at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan., starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at

Please note: Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel 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.