Dr. Marian Lee to Perform in Piano Festival at University of Mobile

Anna Newman News


MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Marian Lee, an internationally known pianist, will perform March 12 and teach a master class March 13 at University of Mobile, as part of the Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival series.

Lee is assistant professor of piano and head of keyboard area at St. Ambrose University. She made her world debut in New York City’s Carnegie Hall as the winner of the Artist International Award. She has since traveled to 15 countries to perform in orchestras and as a soloist. Her talent has given her the opportunity to perform with many professional musicians across America, Europe and Russia.

She will perform work Beethoven, Prokofiev, Debussy, Sieg and Chopin.

Admission is free. The recital begins at 7 p.m. on March 12 in Moorer Auditorium, located in Martin Hall on the UM campus. The master class will be from 1:30 until 4 p.m. on March 13, also in Moorer Auditorium. These events are hosted by University of Mobile’s Alabama School of the Arts.

For information about the event, contact Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva, director of piano studies, professor of music and Steinway Artist, at 251.442.2285 or konalbayeva@umobile.edu.


About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Anna Newman

Anna Newman is a communications intern in the Office for Marketing & Public Relations and a resident assistant at University of Mobile. She will graduate in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication and a minor in history. She served on the Campus Activities Board at UM, where her passion for creating fun environments for students and the inspiration to become an RA began. Anna loves watching movies with her fiancé, whom she will marry in May. She enjoys authentic Italian food, spending quality time with friends and loved ones, as well as finding fun ways to stay active.