Barry Salwen, piano
W.A. Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 24
Johannes Brahms | Symphony No. 2
Dr. Barry Salwen is an international concert pianist, giving performances and master classes in the U.S., Europe, Israel, and Asia. Barry received his bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the Juilliard School, and the Diploma with Highest Honors from the Vienna Academy of Music in Austria. Among his nine CDs is the first recording of the complete piano music of the American master Roger Sessions; he is the first artist to record all of these works.
Dr. Salwen has presented papers at regional, national, and international music conferences and gave two weeks of master classes at the Shanghai Conservatory in China. As the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright Scholars Grant, he gave a semester's seminar at the Music Conservatory in Freiburg, Germany, one of the leading music institutions in the country. His annual master classes at UNCW have been attended by students from all over eastern North Carolina.