June 20th, 2021 - 3pm / Online / guest pianist Craig Combs

Join us as we connect on ZOOM to our list of sign-up musicians, and featured guest pianist Craig Combs.

Connect Via Zoom:

Direct Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666321336?pwd=Z1Q1VGJyZ0ZTZ3FFQ0pEMW92NnRJZz09

or Meeting ID: 826 6632 1336   Password: OMC


To Public:

No Zoom account is necessary to be able to connect, but if you want to download zoom here it is: https://zoom.us/download

Performers: For all classical musicians, and singers who want to perform, contact us to sign up! (email: openmicclassical@gmail.com)

Those who want to play music, or sing please do this additional step on Zoom: download Zoom, and enable your original sound.

Quick Tutorials on how to do enable original sound on Zoom:

How to enhance Zoom for music playing if you are on a laptop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExVWUDLuadA

How to enhance Zoom for music playing if you are on an Ipad or Iphone: https://youtu.be/7sFZSQMNriw


If you have any problems related to Zoom, or connecting on the day of the event please call.


Pianist Craig W. Combs trained at the Eastman School of Music where he earned his masters and doctorate in piano performance and literature. His first piano faculty positions were with Shenandoah Conservatory of Music and George Mason University. In the mid 90’s, he was a visiting artist at several NYC community music schools - Turtle Bay, Third Street Settlement as well as the PS 7 Elementary School in the Bronx. Additionally, Dr. Combs worked in arts administration at the New York Foundation for the Arts and Chamber Music America.


In his forty plus years as a performer, Dr. Combs has appeared in hundreds of performances in a wide array of venues and repertoire. His stage appearances include Merkin Hall, CAMI Hall, the Kennedy Center as well as Yale, Cornell, and Stanford Universities. From 2004-2017, Combs lived in London pursuing a chamber music career performing in Ireland, Scotland, England, Spain, Lithuania and France. Reviews of his playing comment on “. . . the exceptional pianism of Craig Combs” and that “No praise is too high for his contribution.”




Craig's Program:

Piano Sonata no. 31 in A-flat Major, Hob XVI:46 by Haydn

Mozart Sonata in B flat K 570. by W. A. Mozart

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