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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts continues the SCORE Music Appreciation Concert Series, featuring acclaimed musicians from around the world. The concerts take place within the Turner Center art galleries, located at 527 N. Patterson Street, in Valdosta. 

The season’s third concert in the FY23-24 SCORE Season features Robert Henry, Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 7pm. Acclaimed for his rare combination of musical insight, creative inspiration and dazzling technique, the American pianist Robert Henry is recognized internationally as a distinguished orchestral soloist, recitalist, accompanist and chamber musician.

Robert Henry

Robert Henry earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Maryland, with additional studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Glinka Conservatory in St. Petersburg, Russia. He studied closely with pianists Larissa Dedova, Sergei Dzevanovsky, Anne Koscielny, David Watkins, Sergei Babayan and André Watts.

Highlights of Robert Henry’s career include solo recital debuts at New York City’s Carnegie Hall, Washington, DC’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and London’s Wigmore Hall. He has been presented in concerts, masterclasses and lectures under the auspices of the American Pianists Association, Chopin Foundation of America, National Gallery of Art, The Phillips Collection, Strathmore Hall, the universities of Alabama, California-Berkeley, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Arkansas State University and Georgia State University. In addition to his appearances throughout the United States, he has performed in Canada, the United Kingdom, The Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, Russia and China.

He regularly presents lectures, masterclasses, residencies and youth concerts, and operates an exclusive private studio in Atlanta, Georgia.  In 2003, he was named Artist-in-Residence at the School of Music of Kennesaw State University, from which he received his undergraduate degree as well as a 2009 “Distinguished Alumni Award”; in 2017 he was appointed Director of Piano Studies and is also the Director of the famed Atlanta Boy Choir. Robert Henry resides in historic Marietta, GA, with his wife and their young son. He is a Steinway Artist.

SCORE is made possible through a National Endowment for the Arts grant with a matching sponsorship from Dan and Carolyn Coleman, and the Georgia Council for the Arts. The 2023-2024 SCORE season features two student performances at 8:30am and 11:30am on the mornings of each event date, which complement traditional classroom music and art education provided by the local school systems. Evening concerts take place at 7pm and are offered for $25 per ticket. Our final concert for the 2023-2024 SCORE Music Appreciation Concert Series is March 19, 2024 featuring Sons of Mystro, violin

For more information on these concerts and to buy tickets, click HERE or call 229.247.2787.