World-class pianist to perform Hesston College concert

Avguste Antonov

Pianist Avguste Antonov will present a concert of American music at 4 p.m.,  Sunday, Feb. 9, in the Hesston Mennonite Church Sanctuary on the Hesston College campus.  The concert will feature the music of American composers Carter Pann, Gregory Hutter, Matthew Saunders and Robert Rollin.

Antonov leads an active career as soloist and teacher. He is artist in residence at The Master’s Touch School of Music & Performing Arts, LLC., in Grapevine, Texas.
Antonov has presented solo recitals throughout France as well as the United States, and has been featured as a soloist with orchestras throughout the midwest. Mr. Antonov is a dedicated performer of 20th and 21st century American living composer and has performed premieres at venues throughout the world and across North America. Over the years, he has worked with composers Carter Pann, Raina Murnak, Matthew Lewis, Till Meyn, Matthew Saunders, Robert Rollin, William Vollinger and others.

The concert will also feature Hesston College’s Steinway D nine-foot grand piano, newly purchased through a capital campaign to upgrade pianos on the Hesston College campus.  

A reception will follow the concert.

Antonov will hold a masterclass at 9 a.m., Monday, Feb. 10 in the Hesston Mennonite Church Sanctuary. The public is invited to attend.