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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Featuring special musical guest Jason Flowers II.

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Jason Flowers II

Trained in several styles of music, New York-based pianist Jason Flowers has an eclectic background as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist.

Jason has performed throughout Italy and the USA. Honoring his hometown, Jason played a special concert for the movie premiere of The Peanuts Movie, attended by the former mayor of St. Paul. Jason was awarded a Ferguson Scholarship to study at the University of Minnesota under Professors Elizabeth Wolff and Dr. Paul Shaw. During his time in Minnesota, Jason was invited to the prestigious President’s Club Gala, where he performed at McNamara Alumni Center. After years of practicing and auditions, he went on to obtain a named Frances Hall Ballard Scholarship at Manhattan School of Music for the Bachelor of Music Degree in Classical Piano Performance, studying with concert artist Phillip Kawin. By his second year at the school, he was named to the Dean’s List for academic performance.

Jason recently made his piano debut at the world-renowned Steinway Hall. He has performed twice in the student-led Black History Concert at the Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Performance Space at Manhattan School of Music. Jason performed various vocal chamber works for instrument and voice and gave his live-streamed graduation recital at the Harriet and Gordon K. Greenfield Hall at Manhattan School of Music. Pursuing his dream to perform in Italy, Jason followed his professor to study at the International Academy of Music, Garfangnana, where he presented numerous solo and chamber performances. He participated in the piano solo competition, where he advanced to the finals.

Jason is currently continuing his studies at Manhattan School of Music as a Master of Music student.

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