William B. Carr, DMA


Concert Pianist & Steinway Artist

Performances

PERFORMANCES:

Currently, artistic efforts are focused upon the production of a series of CD’s. There will be some exceptions to this schedule, including the following:

w September 9, 2011: Solo Recital at Immaculata University. Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin, Chopin. 

w September 19, 2011: Lecture Recital, Georgia State University College of Business. “Understanding the Creative Process for Problem Solving and Decision Making in Business.”

w September 20, 2011: Solo Recital, Georgia State University College of Music. Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin, Chopin.

w September 26, 2011: Perspectives in Music, Bryn Mawr, PA. Solo Recital.

w November 2, 2011: Rutgers University Department of Music. Solo Recital.

w January 28, 2012: St. John’s Episcopal Church, Glen Mills, PA. Solo Recital.

w March 13, 2012: Main Line Music Teachers. Performance and lecture on Music Theory.

w March 30, 2012: Immaculata University concert. Circles of Expression. Program to be announced.

w April 20 or 27, 2012: Cabrini College. Solo Recital. Program to be announced.


      

SELECTION OF NOTABLE PERFORMANCES:

  • Solo recital, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY. 11/88.
  • The Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, Solo Recital, Works by Chopin and Liszt, Benefit Concert for Multiple Sclerosis Research, New York, NY. 2/02.
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Main Stage, Verizon Hall, 2/9/2003, Solo Recital, Works by Chopin and Liszt, Benefit Concert for Multiple Sclerosis Research, Philadelphia, PA
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Main Stage, Verizon Hall, 2/8/2004, Solo recital Sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Solo performance at Carnegie Hall’s Main Stage (Isaac Stern Auditorium) 6/3/05: Performance included Chopin, Nocturne; Chopin, Polonaise; Liszt, Sonnetto del Petrarca 104; Toch, The Juggler.
  • Benefit Performance for Trenton, NJ War Memorial, 12/6/05; Steinway Artist Concert
  • Steinway Comes to Immaculata, 6/8/2006: Chopin, Liszt and Toch. Concert for Steinway Artist recognition sponsored by Jacobs Music.
  • WRTI Live Radio Performance and Interview on “Crossover” with Jill Pasternak, 6/3/06.  
  • National Liberty Museum, Steinway Artist Event, 12/6/06 – Performance on “The Olympia”, one of Steinway’s Art Case Instruments
  • Academy of Music in Philadelphia...solo performance 2/23/08 sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center
  • Steinway Comes to Immaculata – June 2009, Solo Performance sponsored by Jacobs Music.
  • The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA. Black Tie Gala for The Mighty Macs movie, solo performance - March 2011
  • Steinway / Jacobs Music, Willow Grove Studio. CD recording of Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin, Schubert - July 2011. 
  • Solo Performance as a Steinway Artist at the Perelman Theater of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Immaculata University Presents Broadway on Broad Street for Immaculata being named an All-Steinway school - October 6, 2012
  • The Washington International Piano Series at the School of Music at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, one of five piano soloists selected for this international series - February 6, 2014
  • Solo performance as Steinway Artist in Siena, Italy at the concert hall - Academia dei Rozzi - Sala degli Specchi. Other performances were held in Florence, Italy and Milan in conjunction with the International Opera Company of Milan - June 29, 2014
  • Cape May Performing Arts Center, Cape May, NJ - Steinway Artist Concert - June 6, 2015

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES:

  • ASTD National Conference, Lecture Recital on Creativity, American Society for Training and Development, Atlanta, GA
  • Nynex Corporation, Lecture Recital on Creativity, White Plains, NY
  • Kaiser Permanente, Lecture Recital on Creativity, Farmington, CT
  • Dartmouth College, Graduate Executive MBA Program, Amos Tuck School of Business, Lecture Recital on Creativity, Hanover, NH
  • University of Richmond, the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, Lecture Recital on Creativity, Richmond, VA
  • Montgomery County Community College, Honors Convocation, Lecture recital, Rockville, MD
  • Immaculata University Symphony Orchestra, Soloist, Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, Immaculata, PA
  • ASTD National Conference, Lecture recital on Creativity, American Society for Training and Development, Anaheim, CA
  • Lecture recital on Creativity, Wellington, New Zealand
  • American Red Cross, Lecture recital on Creativity, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • WFLN – Philadelphia’s Classical Music Station, Solo Recital, Works by Schubert, Brahms and Chopin, Philadelphia, PA
  • Montgomery County Community College, Solo recital, Rockville, MD
  • Montgomery County Community College, Piano Pedagogy Workshop and Performance, Rockville, MD
  • Immaculata University Business Forum, Lecture recital on Creativity, Immaculata, PA
  • Immaculata University Solo recital, Works by Schubert, Haydn, Brahms, Liszt and Chopin, Immaculata, PA
  • WFLN – Philadelphia’s Classical Music Station, Solo Recital and Interview on Music Program at Immaculata College, Philadelphia, PA
  • International Networking Conference on Creative Problem-Solving, Lecture recital on Creativity, Madrid, Spain
  • Immaculata University Solo Recital, Works by Haydn, Berg, Chopin and Gershwin, Immaculata, PA
  • Rotary International, Lecture recital on Creativity, Harnosand, Sweden
  • Rotary International, Lecture recital on Creativity, Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
  • Rotary International, Lecture recital on Creativity, Lulea, Sweden
  • Rotary International, Lecture recital on Creativity, Gallivare, Sweden
  • Rotary International, Lecture recital on Creativity, Lycksele, Sweden
  • University of Pennsylvania, Executive MBA Program, The Wharton School, Aresty Institute, Lecture Recital on Creativity for managers from the Bank of Lichtenstein, Prince Klaus Adam – guest of honor, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Pennsylvania, Executive MBA Program, The Wharton School, Aresty Institute, Series of Five Lecture Recitals on Creativity, Philadelphia, PA
  • National Conference of the American Creativity Association, Lecture Recital on Creativity, King of Prussia, PA
  • Nationwide Insurance Company, Executive Development Program, Lecture recital on Creativity, Concordville, PA
  • Immaculata University, Solo recital, Works of Chopin, Immaculata, PA
  • Immaculata University, Solo recital, Works of Beethoven, Immaculata, PA
  • The DuPont Corporation – the Oz Network, Lecture recital on Creativity, Wilmington, DE
  • International Institute for Expressive Arts, Lecture recital on Creativity and Solo recitals, Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert and Schumann, Immaculata, PA
  • Immaculata University, Solo recital, Works by Schumann, Immaculata, PA
  • Philadelphia Doctors’ Symphony, Soloist, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27, Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Philadelphia Doctors’ Symphony, Soloist, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27, St. Peter’s Fine Arts Series, Conshohocken, PA
  • Music 2000 Series at Immaculata College, Works by Brahms, Schubert and Schumann, Immaculata, PA
  • Music Orientation Program at Immaculata College, Performances of Selected Works, Immaculata, PA
  • Immaculata University, Solo recital, Works by Schubert, Immaculata, PA
  • Rutgers University, Lecture recital on Creativity to the Music Department, Camden, NJ
  • Ocean City Pops Orchestra, Soloist in a performance of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Stone Harbor, NJ
  • Rutgers University, Solo Recital, Works by Mozart, Chopin, Liszt and Schubert sponsored by the Music Department, Camden, NJ
  • National Conference of the American Creativity Association, Lecture recital on Creativity, Philadelphia, PA
  • Piano Concerti with the Philadelphia Doctor’s Symphony, Spring 2003, Philadelphia, PA
  • Great Minds Speak Through Music, Immaculata University Lecture recital, Works by Beethoven, Three Piano Sonatas – Opus 27, No. 1, Opus 81a, Les Adieux, Opus 57, The “Appassionata” Sonata, Spring 2003
  • Solo recital at the Ethical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Solo recital and lecture for the Main Line Music Teachers Association in Berwyn, Pennsylvania 4/13/04
  • Ocean City Pops Orchestra at the Music Pier in Ocean City, 8/10/04: Performance of the Leroy Anderson Piano Concerto.
  • Solo recital on the Guest Artist Series of Rutgers University, 11/3/04: Haydn, Fantasy; Berg, Sonata; Anderson Piano Concerto; Chopin, Polonaise.
  • Guest Artist Series at  Valley Forge Military Academy on Sunday, 3/6/05: Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Berg, Chopin, Toch and Leroy Anderson.
  • Guest Artist Series at Rutgers University, 3/23/05: Works by Liszt, Chopin (Funeral March Sonata) and Beethoven Sonatas.
  • Solo recital at Immaculata University, 4/22/05: Performance included Chopin, Sonata; Anderson, Concerto; Toch, The Juggler; Works by Brahms.
  • Summer Artist Series, Paoli, PA, 8/14/05 including compositions by Liszt – Sonnetto 104 del Petrarca and Liebestraume.
  • Summer Artist Series, Paoli, PA, 8/13/06 including compositions by Chopin and Liszt.
  • Moravian Symphony Orchestra, 11/18/06: Soloist for Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, sponsored by Steinway & Sons.
  • Solo Performance on the main stage of the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, PA of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue - Steinway Piano Company sent the art case instrument called The Rhapsody in Blue for this performance.  February 25, 2007
  • Ocean City Pops Orchestra, 9/2/07- Performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
  • Warminster Symphony Orchestra, November 2007, Performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. December 1, 2007
  • Philadelphia Doctors’ Symphony Orchestra, Mozart Piano Concerto in Bb Maj, Op 27 K595, January 2008.
  • Inaugural concert of the Steinway grand piano at the Church of St. Monica in Berwyn, PA. February 24, 2008
  • Opening Concert for the Inauguration of the Duffy Fine Arts Center, Malvern Preparatory School, March 2008
  • Cabrini College 50th Anniversary Concert, March 2008
  • Immaculata University, Guest Artist Series, April 2008, Solo Performance of Brahms, Haydn, Schumann, Chopin and Liszt
  • Rutgers University Guest Artist Series, Fall 2008
  • Immaculata University, Guest Soloist – Immaculata Symphony Orchestra, Vincent D’Indy’s Symphonie on a French Mountain Air, November 1, 2008
  • Immaculata University Solo Performance – Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven, Scriabin, Liszt, Chopin; March 2009
  • Radio interview and solo performance for WFJS-1210 in New Jersey on being selected as a Steinway Artist. September 8, 2009
  • Inaugural Concert, St. Paul’s Church – Princeton, NJ – October 2009
  • Neumann University, Aston, PA – November 2009
  • Church of the Loving Shepherd, West Chester, PA – December 2009
  • Solo recital performance at St. John's Episcopal Church, Glen Mills, PA. January 23, 2010
  • Solo performance at the Duffy Center for Performing Arts, Malvern Preparatory School, Malvern, PA. February 5, 2010
  • Rutgers University, Camden, NJ – March 2010
  • Piano Master Class as a Steinway Artist for selected students in the Philadelphia area at Jacobs Music Company, Steinway representatives for the region - Philadelphia, PA. March 6, 2010 
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA – March 2010
  • Malvern Preparatory School, Malvern, PA – April 2010
  • Church of St. Monica, Berwyn, PA – April 2010
  • Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA – June 2010
  • Solo performance at Georgia College and State University at the Max Noah Recital Hall School of Music on their being selected as an all-Steinway School. September 20, 2011
  • Lecture recital to the School of Business at Georgia College and State University on Understanding the Creative Process for Problem-Solving and Decision-Making in Business. September 21, 2011  
  • Solo recital as a Steinway Artist for BMPC Perspectives in Music in Bryn Mawr, PA. September 26, 2011
  • Solo performance as a Steinway Artist for the Department of Music at Rutgers University - The Mallory Concert Series, Camden, NJ. October 28, 2011
  • Lecture recital for Main Line music teachers on the Teaching of Music Theory and Aural Skills, Berwyn, PA. March 5, 2012
  • Solo performance as a Steinway Artist for the East Brunswick Community Arts Department of Recreations and Arts Commissions, East Brunswick, NJ. April 15, 2012
  • Solo performance as a Steinway Artist at Cabrini College for their Fine Arts Events program, Radnor, PA. April 22, 2012
  • Solo performance at Immaculata University on the concert grand piano of Vladamir Horowitz in Memorial Hall. Piano sent to Immaculata by the Steinway Company in celebration of Immaculata being named an All-Steinway School. June 8, 2012
  • Solo performance as a Steinway Artist with the Main Line Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Liszt - Henry Scott, Conductor, Wayne, PA. November 9, 2012
  • Solo performance with the Immaculata Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Piano Concerto No. 1 by Leroy Anderson - Joseph Gehring, Conductor, Immaculata, PA - Inaugural Concert of Steinway Model D. December 2, 2012
  • Solo performance at the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Philadelphia, PA. May 3, 2013
  • Solo performance at the Philadelphia Art Alliance in Philadelphia, PA. May 2, 2014
  • Solo performance as a Steinway Artist for the Parents Association of Marple-Newtown High School for their purchase of a Steinway grand piano, Newtown Square, PA. May 9, 2014
  • Solo performance at Philadelphia Country Club for Perspectives in Music, Conshohocken, PA. May 13, 2014

Please note: All performances given to corporations as well as Lecture recitals for universities such as the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck School of Business, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business also involved at least one hour of musical performance.