MANSFIELD, OHIO – As a guest pianist, Gulimina Mahamuti will perform Benjamin Britten’s Piano Concerto, op. 13 with the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. April 14 at the Renaissance Theatre. 138 Park Ave. West, Mansfield.
Mahamuti, D.M.A., recently returned to the United States from recitals in Budapest, Hungary, at the invitation of Turkish Ambassador, and in Istanbul, Turkey, at the invitation of the Turkish State Conservatory of Music.
On Jan. 8, she performed at Carnegie Hall, giving the premiere performance of American-Chinese composer Chen Yi’s Variations on “Awariguli.” Mahamuti will perform, lecture, and conduct master classes from May 14 to June 12 at China Conservatory of Music (Beijing), Northwest University for Nationalities (Lanzhou), Xinjiang Institute of Education, Changji College, Ili Normal University, and Karamay City.
Mahamuti, part-time assistant professor of music, teaches applied piano, class piano, and keyboard techniques at Ohio Wesleyan University and chairs piano workshops at Central East District of Ohio Music Teachers Association. She performs extensively in major cities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia Minor, and China, with broadcasts on radio and State TVs. For more information, visit www.gulimina.com.
Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 47 states and 57 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.