Painist Stephen Taylor to Perform at Newberry College

January 25, 2012

NEWBERRY, S.C. – Stephen Taylor, a pianist who has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Middle East, will be performing at Newberry College on Jan. 30, at 8:00 p.m. in the West Memorial Recital Hall of the Alumni Music Center.  His solo performance will include renditions of Franz Josef Haydn’s Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI:31, a set of Claude Debussy’s Preludes, and more.

Stephen Taylor currently serves as Instructor of Piano at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, S.C. Dr. Taylor holds piano performance and pedagogy degrees from The Juilliard School, the University of Louisville, and the University of South Carolina. He has lectured frequently at many music education, state and national conferences. 

Laurel Larsen, Associate Professor of Music, Piano, and Music Theory at Newberry College said, “The Department of Music at Newberry College is very excited to hear Dr. Taylor’s performance, and we hope that the Newberry community will come enjoy his music as well.”

The concert is open to the public and admission is free.
About Newberry College: A private, residential, co-educational, college with a diverse student population, Newberry College offers baccalaureate degrees in 24 majors, 31 minors, and 27 areas of concentration. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, the college is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the National Association of Schools of Music. The college has a radio and television station, and offers 15 NCAA Division II sports. In the recent 2012 ranking of the Best Colleges in U.S. News & World Report, Newberry College placed in the top tier of regional colleges in the South. For more information, visit

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