Stories in Motion – Solo Piano
Join pianists and composers Starr Parodi (Steinway Artist) & Christine Brown (Kawai Artist) for an adventurous evening of solo piano. Advance tickets $20/students & teachers w/ID$10. Door tickets $25/students $15
Starr will be performing works from both Common Places andThe Heart Of Frida. The Heart Of Frida was recently awarded”2017 Piano Album Of The Year – Solo” by the International Radio Broadcasters (ZMR) and is the much anticipated follow up to Starr’s debut solo piano album, Common Places. Honored as Solo Piano Album of The Year in 2008 (solopianoradio.com), Common Places was lauded by KCRW’s grammy nominated host Chris Douridas: “This deeply passionate and beautiful recording (Common Places) is one of the best albums of the year.”
As a highly sought after composer for film, film trailers and other commissioned works, Starr’s compositions can be heard on numerous films and film campaigns including : Rogue One (director’s cut), Harry Potter, James Bond and many others. You can listen to Starr’s music on Pandora, Spotify, Bandcamp, Amazon and iTunes. To learn more about Starr please visitwww.ParodiFair.com.
A gifted solo pianist and composer, Christine Brown’s music is a unique blend of contemporary, new age and classical sounds. With her latest release, Ascend, “Christine Brown has gifted us an emotive moment of deep passion and harmony here, Ascendis not just a special album … it is an absolute credit to the genre, and by far Christine’s best work to date,” says Steve Sheppard, One World Music. Ascend is Christine’s 12th album, following the award-winning CD Seamless, named “Best Pop/Rock Piano Album 2016” by SoloPiano.com, Her unique arrangements of classic cover songs, blending classical and new age pieces into clever medleys to create a sophisticated and seamless musical tapestry. Christine’s original music from the album Souvenirswas awarded “Best Solo Piano Album of 2014” by solopianoradio.com, and she was also honored by Kawai Pianos as a Kawai Artist. Previous releases, Promise (2009) and The Wishing Well”(2011), were both nominated by SoloPiano.com for “Piano Album of the Year”. MainlyPiano.com‘s “Favorites List” included A Classic Christmas (2012), Souvenirs (2014), and Seamless (2016).