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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series

Thursday, September 20 2018 7:00 PM

8 Thursdays starting on September 20th All performances are at 7 pm and free to the public   September 20th, WSU’s Dr. Justine Sasanfar September 27th, WSU’s Gene Philley, MM, and Dr. Cristina Castaldi, soprano October 4th, Tabor College’s Dr. J. Bradley Baker and Dr. Jen Stephenson, soprano October 11th, Richard Messner, jazz piano October 1…

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Kansas Academy of Oil Painters Exhibition Continues Through September 27

Kansas Academy of Oil Painters Exhibition Continues Through September 27

Thursday, September 27 2018

Exhibition Continues Through September 27 The Kansas Academy of Oil Painters (KAOP) began in 1985 atthe urging of the Wichita Center for the Arts, which had beensponsoring an annual small oil painting show for several years.The membership of KAOP includes prize-winning artists, most ofwhom are proficient in many other areas of art from sculpture …

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - WSU’s Gene Philley, MM, and Dr. Cristina Castaldi, soprano

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - WSU’s Gene Philley, MM, and Dr. Cristina Castaldi, soprano

Thursday, September 27 2018 7:00 PM

Gene Philley: Gene’s musical paths have included private piano teaching, classroom teaching, organist-choirmaster, solo recitalist, and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists.  After college music teaching in Texas, his geographic journey continued to New Jersey, New York and now Kansas.  He accompanied numerous singers and instrumentalists in the N…

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Tabor College’s Dr. J. Bradley Baker & Dr. Jen Stephenson

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Tabor College’s Dr. J. Bradley Baker & Dr. Jen Stephenson

Thursday, October 4 2018 7:00 PM

JEN STEPHENSON, soprano, has performed extensively throughout North America and Europe with L’Orchestre et les Chanteurs de Saint Eustache of Paris, France; Nei Stëmmen of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; The Classical Music Festival of Eisenstadt, Austria; the Prentice Chorale of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Opera du Perigord, Utah Lyric Opera, and New Century Opera. An a…

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Richard Messner, jazz piano

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Richard Messner, jazz piano

Thursday, October 11 2018 7:00 PM

Native Wichitan Richard Messner began his jazz studies early:  Learning percussion technique from noted WSU professor Dr. J.C. Combs at the age of 9.  An interest in piano followed, with studies at Oklahoma City University, and later at WSU, where he earned a BM in Piano Performance.  Richard has always been intrigued by the structure of classical music, an…

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Friends University’s Dr. James Knight

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Friends University’s Dr. James Knight

Thursday, October 18 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. James Knight was born in Wichita, Kansas where he studied piano from Lucille Hayden and Guy Johnson.  During his undergraduate years he won the Naftzger Piano Award and the Kansas Cultural Trust Award enabling him to study in New York City.  In New York, he went to Manhattan School of Music, where he studied under Constance Keene.  In 1990 and 1996 resp…

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Ask a Resident: Panel & Lunch

Ask a Resident: Panel & Lunch

Friday, October 19 2018 10:30 AM

So you know a little about Larksfield Place but still have questions like “How did you manage a move like that?” “Are there enough dining options; is the food good?” “What triggered you to make the move?” If you are curious about Larksfield, this event is for you. We’ll leave the questions and answers to our residen…

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Jeff Garriott (Von Maur pianist)

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Jeff Garriott (Von Maur pianist)

Thursday, October 25 2018 7:00 PM

Jeff Garriott began asking for piano lessons at the age of two.  He studied piano privately from first grade through high school and at Wichita State University.   He has taught private piano lessons for 21 years and was part of the Butler Community College keyboard faculty for three years.  For 13 years he was the choral accompanist and assistant band…

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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - WSU’s Orfeo Piano Trio

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - WSU’s Orfeo Piano Trio

Thursday, November 1 2018 7:00 PM

The Orfeo Trio was formed in 2012 in Wichita, Kansas where they began their career as the official Piano Trio of the Wichita State University College of Fine Arts School of Music.  After their first tour of Asia in 2014, they were invited to return several times to perform recitals and teach master classes.  In addition to many recitals in the U.S., they have pe…

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5th Annual Pumpkin Drop

5th Annual Pumpkin Drop

Friday, November 2 2018 11:00 AM

11AM | PUMPKIN DROP 11-1:30 PM | CHILI FEED Join us for the 5th Annual Pumpkin Drop at Larksfield Place! Come drop a $5 pumpkin from a 3rd floor balcony - hit a prize on the target below and you win it! Stay for a chili feed with all the fixin’s for $5 more! RSVP 858-3910.