Pianist Jennifer Hayghe will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free. Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International.
She will perform works by Bach, Enrique Granados, Liszt and Modest Mussorgsky.
Hayghe has performed in solo recitals and made orchestral appearances throughout the world, including the United States, Europe and Asia. Hayghe received her bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees from The Juilliard School, where she was the last student of the legendary artist-teacher Adele Marcus. Hayghe won every award possible for a Juilliard pianist to receive, including the William Petschek Debut Award, resulting in her New York City recital debut at Alice Tully Hall.
Hayghe has performed and taught as a soloist and chamber musician at universities and colleges throughout the country as well as appearing as a concerto soloist with various orchestras throughout the United States. She has performed in major chamber music series, including Bargemusic in New York and the Garth Newel Center for Music series in Virginia and has taught chamber music throughout the United States and Central America.
An associate professor at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Hayghe was an associate professor of piano at Ithaca College and the Barineau Endowed Professor of Piano at Louisiana State University, Hayghe has served as a featured artist at music teachers’ conventions throughout the country as well as a presenter at the Music Teachers National Association conference. Most recently, Hayghe has given masterclasses at the Manhattan School of Music and in the New York University Piano Master Class Series.