08/21/05 — Pianist Greg McCallum to perform on Thursday

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Pianist Greg McCallum to perform on Thursday

By Bonnie Edwards
Published in News on August 21, 2005 2:01 AM

KENANSVILLE -- North Carolina pianist Greg McCallum will give a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Monk Auditorium at James Sprunt Community College.

McCallum lives and teaches piano in Carrboro. He has performed in the U.S., Europe and Latin America for diverse audiences ranging from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., to thousands of school children in the Southeast.

McCallum received music degrees from the University of Maryland, the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., and the Hochschule fur Musik in Wurzburg, Germany. He has won prizes and honors in piano competitions including the National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition, the Elizabeth R. Davis Memorial Piano Com-petition and the Elizabeth Harper Vaughn Concerto Competition.

McCallum released his first compact disc recording, "Excursions," in 1996. His newest CD, "Southern Quilt," features works written by both Southern composers and those inspired by Southern culture.

Information about the artist is available at www.gregmccallum.com.

This project received funding support from the N.C. Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Information about McCallum's appearance at JSCC is available by calling the college at 910-296-2400.