Arts Committee Concert Series
Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek
Doors open 30 minutes before show time. There is no charge to attend these performances!
Kiyoshi Tamagawa and Timothy Woolsey
Pianists Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa and Dr. Timothy Woolsey will perform a free concert from 4-5 p.m. July 1 at the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek.
Tamagawa, professor of music at Southwestern University in Georgetown, has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist throughout North America, and in England and Asia. He has performed at Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Hall and Bargemusic in New York City, Wigmore Hall in London, and in the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago.
He has been a featured soloist in concert with the Austin Symphony. His degrees include a bachelor's in music at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, master's in music at Yale University and a doctorate of musical arts at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the recipient of the 2013 Collegiate Teacher of the Year award from the Texas Music Teachers Association.
Woolsey holds a bachelor of arts degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Ct, and a master's degree in music in piano performance along with a doctorate of musical arts degree in piano performance from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with John Perry.
He began teaching at Texas State University in 1975 and has presented well over 100 performances and master classes in past years at venues such as the Phillips Collection, the National Gallery of Art, the Music Teachers National Association Convention and Texas Music Teachers Association conventions. He performed faculty solo recitals every year at TSU from 1975 to 2008.
In 2008, Woolsey retired from full time teaching at TSU and was named professor emeritus. He taught piano pedagogy in Hong Kong each summer from 2006-2012, and now maintains a large class of pre-college piano students in Austin. His students have won many major competitions in Texas. In 2015 and 2016 he was invited to teach as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Texas at Austin.
We appreciate these gifted artists taking the time to come to Lakeway to share their amazing talents!
Balcones Community Orchestra
Dr. Robert Radmer, the orchestra conductor at St. Edward's University, conducts this 35-member orchestra in their annual Lakeway performance.