- January 25 Piano concert:
Walter Witt (Yale College '84) gave a piano concert of works by Chopin, Fauré and Debussy on January 25 at the Bibliothèque polonaise de Paris, 6 quai d'Orléans, Ile Saint Louis. A graduate of the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music (Mae Gilbert Reese, a student of Nadia Boulanger), Yale, Georgetown and the Rachmaninoff Conservatory, he debuted at the age of 13 years with the Westchester-Marina del Rey Philharmonic performing Mozart's D minor concerto. He was first prize winner of the Music Teachers' Association piano competition in California. He has also studied with the renowned pianist and artist, Menahem Pressler, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio. A resident of France, Walter is CEO of an investment & advisory firm and serves as adjunct professor at Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées. He is a founding member of "Tous En Concert", a pianists association in France, as well as President of the Chopin Paris Society, an association which organizes concerts and visits focused on the life of Chopin in Paris and the Romantic movement surrounding Chopin in the 1830s.
Calendar Year 2019
Last updated: 02 February 2019
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