Tickets still available for this Thursday’s Monster Piano Concert

The music of Star Wars, Bach and Scott Joplin will fill the university’s Bauman Auditorium when a Monster Piano Concert takes the stage for the 12th annual Bösendorfer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 15.

The evening will feature 16 performers playing eight pianos, on many occasions simultaneously. Among those performing will be local organist Dan Miller, the piano duet team of Eduard Gavril and Sorin Frisan, the university’s String Ensemble and Keyboard Ensemble, George Fox alumni, and members of George Fox music professor Kenn Willson’s recruiting studio.

The program will feature pieces by John Williams, from the Star Wars films; Joplin’s ragtime classic The Entertainer; a Bach Concerto; the music of Dave Brubeck; Beethoven’s Für Elise, with a jazz arrangement for four pianos; and Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, featuring four pianos.

All employees and students are entitled to one free ticket. All tickets are reserved seating and are available at this link or at the University Box Office by calling 503-554-3844. To get your free ticket online, click “Okay” after making your seat selection, select “GFU Employee” or “GFU Student” in the drop-down menu on the ticket selection screen, and proceed to checkout.

Additional tickets are $12 for general admission, $8 for seniors and alumni, and $6 for students and children under 12.

More information about the evening and the concert series is available at this link.

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