Composer and violinist Philip Wharton and pianist John Krebs will perform at Henderson State University Sept. 26 in a joint guest artist recital.
The free performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Russell Fines Arts recital hall and is open to the public.
Wharton began playing the violin when he was 10 and went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the Eastman School of Music. He continued his training at the Guildhall in London where he earned an artist’s diploma.
While at Eastman, Wharton also studied composition and continued those studies at The Julliard School.
Krebs holds degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University, The University of Illinois, and the University of Maryland. He has been teaching at Hendrix College in Conway since 1992.
An avid collaborative pianist, Krebs has performed in Canada, Germany, Iceland, Slovenia, Scotland and Thailand.
The duo will perform: Sonata in D Major, Op. 94a by Sergei Prokofiev; Sonata in G Major, Op. 78 by Johannes Brahms; and Games by Wharton.
The recital is presented by the Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences and Henderson’s Department of Music