Pianist Duncan J. Cumming performs

Pianist Duncan J. Cumming ’93 returns to Bates to perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The performance is free and open to the public. A Maine native, Cumming graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Bates College in 1993 and went on to study at the European Mozart Academy, the New England Conservatory and Boston University. Cumming received a full scholarship to the European Mozart Academy and studied and performed in Prague.

He also continues to perform in England where he has given recitals annually since 1992. He is currently on faculty at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and a member of the Cecelia Trio. Cumming was born in Aroostook County and grew up in Wiscassett.

The program will include excerpts from Fantasie in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata in C major, Op. 1, by Johannes Brahms, and Sports et Divertissements by Erik Satie, as well as works by Debussy and Chopin.

For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.

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