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Immortal Melodies: Songs of Remembrance and Hope
February 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm$50
ABOUT THIS EVENT: Be renewed and hear the sweet sounds of memory. Join Valley Beit Midrash and Arizona Jews for Justice for a night of song, remembrance, and hope.
ABOUT THIS PERFORMER: Described as impressive and expressive (Fanfare Magazine) and superb…[with] great dexterity, rhythm, and touch (American Record Guide), Hannah Creviston is clinical associate professor of piano pedagogy, director of the Music Prep Program and coordinator of Class Piano at Arizona State University. She received her bachelor’s in piano performance and music education with a piano pedagogy concentration from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, studying with Eugenia Tsarov. A researcher and presenter on the effects of music on children with autism, she holds an master’s in piano performance and a master’s in early childhood/elementary music education from the University of South Carolina where she studied piano with Scott Price. Prior to joining ASU in 2012, Creviston was on the faculty at the Crane School of Music.
As a soloist, she won the Crane Annual Concerto Competition and was a finalist in the Arthur Fraser Piano Competition. An avid performer of contemporary music, Creviston has premiered many compositions, including works by Whitney Ashe, Cameron Britt, David Heinick, Katherine Hoover, John Fitz Rogers, Timothy Sullivan, Brian Vlasak and Mark Weiser. Most notably, in 2007, she premiered Stacy Garrops Pieces of Sanity at Carnegie Hall with saxophonist Christopher Creviston.
A published author, Ms. Creviston has presented on topics such as Music Learning Theory, Teaching Music to Children with Special Needs, How to Teach Proper Practice Techniques and others. She has presented at conferences such as the World Piano Conference (Novi Sad, Serbia), Music Teachers National Association National Conferences, Texas Music Teachers Association Conference and the Arizona State Music Teachers Association Conferences, to name a few.
She performs regularly in a duo with her husband, Christopher Creviston. Together, they have recorded Snell Sessions and Columbia Sessions, both on the Albany Records label, and Sunday Afternoon and Breaking, available through CD Baby.