BEN HOLT MEMORIAL BRANCH PRESENTS ACCLAIMED PIANIST THOMAS OTTEN IN RECITAL
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
Bowie State University, Fine and Performing Arts Center
Pianist Thomas Otten will be playing a fundraising recital for the National Association of Negro Musicians on Sunday, Oct. 19th at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland. The program includes the Piano Etudes, Part II, of African American composer H. Leslie Adams. Otten's CD of these pieces was recently released on Albany Records. Otten's 2012 performance ( 3 of the Etudes) can be seen at this youtube link.
This is Otten's first performance in Maryland since graduating from UM in 1983! A new edition of 9 of the piano etudes has been published this year by the American Composers Alliance.