Piano Professor Performs at Smithsonian Institution

William Goldenberg, Distinguished Professor of Piano at NIU, and his sister, Susan Goldenberg, violinist in the Kansas City Symphony, have performed as the Goldenberg Duo for 30 years at various universities and performing arts series. On August 8, the Duo will perform at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. as part of that institution's ongoing performing arts series.

Previous performance appearances include the University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Columbia, Central Missouri State University and Kansas City’s Ruel Joyce Series. The Duo has enthusiastically captured audiences at the Amalfi Coast Festival in Italy, The Les Arts George V Series in Paris, and the St.Peter’s Church Series in England. They traveled to China in 2004 for performances and masterclasses in Beijing, Shanghai. In 2005, the Duo performed concerts in Stockholm, Sweden and Bergen, Norway. Their British Columbia Tour in 2006 included a Vancouver Art Gallery recital and The St. John the Divine Series in Victoria. The Duo performed and taught in Australia/New Zealand during 2007. In 2008, they performed and taught in Hawaii, and they toured Alaska in 2009.

An excellent review of a 2009 concert by the Duo may be found here.

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