Kris Carlisle in Concert
Sep 27 2018
Almni Music Center - Recital Hall
Kris Carlisle is a professional pianist and educator specializing in contemporary music. His latest album, The American Evolution: Piano Preludes, was released in December of 2016. In 2017, it won the Global Music Award’s “Silver Medal”, and in 2018 the album received The American Prize in Piano Performance Award for "Exceptional Commitment to Music by Americans". His previous album The American Evolution: Piano Sonatas was also acclaimed by The American Prize receiving a Special Judge’s Citation: “Championing Piano Music by American Composers”. These albums are part of a larger project that explores the way contemporary composers use traditional genres.
Dr. Carlisle has other works available at Curvepoint Media and CDBaby. Current, a collection of contemporary works for piano and trumpet, and Etesian Traveler, containing works for piano, trumpet and percussion.
Dr. Carlisle has been a guest artist at colleges and universities around the country. He has been an adjudicator for organizations throughout the country and presented lectures and recitals at both national and international conferences.
For more information, contact the music department at 803.321.5633