“The Daniel Ericourt Artist Residency” with guest artist David Owen Norris, the renowned English pianist, scholar and master teacher, will take place Nov.3-5. Events include Norris’ solo recital on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the UNCG Music Building, free of charge.
Norris will also give 3 master classes on the mornings of Nov. 3, 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Organ Hall of the Music Building, free of charge.
David Owen Norris, who was chosen to be the First Gilmore Artist by the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in 1991, is professor of musical performance at the University of Southampton, Visiting Professor at the Royal College of Music and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, and an Honorary Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. He performs around the world on both modern pianos and ancient fortepianos.
His unusually varied career has seen him as a repetiteur at the Royal Opera House, harpist at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Artistic Director of the Petworth Festival & the Cardiff International Festival, Gresham Professor of Music, and Chairman of the Stearns Institute for Singers at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago.