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Solo Piano Music of Judith Lang Zaimont Performed by Elizabeth Moak on January 27

January 24, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net

Judith Lang Zaimont’s Jupiter’s Moons for solo piano will be performed by Elizabeth Moak as part of her Faculty Artist Series concert on Sunday, January 27 – 2:00 PM at Marsh Auditorium on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The event is sponsored by the University’s Music Department.

Jupiter’s Moons consists of six movements: I: The Moons swim in orbit, II: Europa, III: Leda, IV: Io, V: Ganymede and VI: Callisto. It was a Millennium commission from Focus on Piano Literature 2000 and was Premiered at Focus on Piano Literature 2000 at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro. The piece is included in the comprehensive 2-CD set, Art Fire Soul - Piano Works of Judith Lang Zaimont, performed by Elizabeth Moak and issued by MSR Classics (MS1366). More about the CD at http://www.msrcd.com/catalog/cd/MS1366. More about other Zaimont solo piano works at http://www.jzaimont.com/works/keyboard/keyboard_music.html.

Ms. Moak will also perform works by Mozart, Ravel, Chopin, and Liszt.

This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 601-266-6949 or visit http://www.usm.edu/music.

Noted for her “sensitivity” and “generous imagination” (La Suisse, Geneva, Switzerland), pianist Elizabeth Moak’s recent performances include Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Québec. Winner of the Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition and several national competitions including the National Federation of Music Clubs Biennial Auditions, Elizabeth has performed extensively in the United States and Europe. Visit her at http://www.usm.edu/music/faculty/elizabeth-moak.

Judith Lang Zaimont is internationally recognized for her music's distinctive style, characterized by emotion, expressive strength and dynamism. A 2003 Aaron Copland Award winner and 2012 winner of Tempus Continuum and Third Millennium ensemble prize and an American Prize in Orchestral Composition, she has enjoyed a distinguished career as composer of over 100 works with performances by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Berlin and Czech Radio symphonies, Camerata Bern and the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra. Her music is widely performed throughout the U.S. and Europe and has been recorded for the MSR Classics, Naxos, Navona, Koch Classics, Arabesque, Milken Family Foundation, Albany, Jeanne, Leonarda, Northeastern, and 4Tay labels. Her principal publishers are Subito Music (http://www.subitomusic.com/), Galaxy/ ECS, Jeanné, Lauren Keiser Music Publishing and Vivace. She is creator and editor-in-chief of the critically acclaimed book series The Musical Woman: An International Perspective. More information about Ms. Zaimont, including sound clips of many of her compositions, is available at http://www.jzaimont.com/.

Inquiries about her music can be directed to Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.

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