Afternoons at the MSV: Richard Jeric

Enjoy an afternoon of classical music.

Enjoy an afternoon of classical music with award-winning pianist Richard Jeric. Read press release here.

Free to MSV Members, SU students & faculty, and children 12 & under; all others: $10 (includes MSV admission). Pre-register here or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240.

Richard Jeric has garnered much success in solo, concerto, and chamber music performances and competitions.  Richard has performed with the Longmont Symphony, Jefferson City Symphony, UMKC, and Kent State University Orchestras and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble.  His numerous awards and recognitions in competitions include the 2014 Jefferson City Symphony Orchestra Piano Competition in Missouri, the 2014 and 2012 UMKC Concerto/Aria Competition, the 2013 Naftzger Piano Award in Wichita, Kansas, the 2012 Artist Presentation Society Auditions in St. Louis, and the 2010 KSU Concerto Competition.  Other recognitions include First Place in the 2011 Young Artist Solo Division in the Ohio Music Teachers’ Association/Graves Piano Solo and Ensemble Competition and top awards in the 2010 and 2008 Tuesday Musical Scholarship Competitions held at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.

Richard has performed internationally in Prague, Beijing, and Dublin, Ireland as well as in such prestigious venues as Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland, Helzberg Hall and the Folly Theater in Kansas City, and Harris Hall in Aspen.  He and other students of the UMKC Conservatory traveled to China to perform as part of the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival.  He also attended the Beethoven Boot Camp in Dublin, Ireland where he studied and performed Beethoven Sonatas and Concerti with John O’Conor.  He has participated in other summer festivals including the 2013 Aspen Music Festival and School, the 2011 CCM Prague International Piano Institute, the 2009 ARIA International Summer Academy in Massachusetts, and the 2006 Piano Institute at Kent State.

Richard has worked with prominent pianists Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Jonathan Biss, Arnaldo Cohen, Spencer Myer, Elisabeth and Eugene Pridonoff, Menahem Pressler, André-Michel Schub, and Frank Weinstock, among others.  A proponent of new music, he has received coachings from noted American composers John Corigliano, Lowell Liebermann, and Mark Adamo along with the renowned contemporary ensemble Eighth Blackbird.  Additionally, he has studied privately with Stanislav Ioudenitch, Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, and Joela Jones, Principal Keyboard of The Cleveland Orchestra.  Richard is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts with pianist John O’Conor at Shenandoah Conservatory.  He received his Artist Certificate and Master of Music degree under the esteemed tutelage of Robert Weirich at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance and his Bachelor of Music degree under Jerry Wong at Kent State University.

Sun, Feb 21 • 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Reception Hall

MSV Members: Free

All Others: $10