LANCASTER – Award winning Antelope Valley born pianist Jason Stoll will offer a unique and powerful piano concert at a church in Lancaster this Saturday.
The event, which is free and open to the public, starts 6 p.m., Dec. 21, at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, located at 918 West Avenue J in Lancaster.
“This concert is shared with his family and friends and all of the people in the Antelope Valley as a way to say ‘Thank you’ for all the support and love Jason has received here,” organizers said in a press release.
The program will feature the music from Haydn, Schumann and Brahms and is part of the Music And Arts Ministry of the church.
About Lancaster native Jason Stoll
Jason began piano studies at the age of five. In 2009, he received a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from California State University, Northridge. While there, he was the recipient of the Bronislaw-Gimpel Award, the Arts Council Scholarship, and the Outstanding Piano Student Award.
Jason went on to the Juilliard School and earned a Master of Music degree in 2012.
Competitively, Jason was the winner of the 2007 “Young Artists of Tomorrow” concerto competition, and the 2009 CSUN concerto competition. He also placed second in the MTAC (Music Teacher’s Association of California) regional solo competition, and was a finalist in the 2013 American Paderewski piano competition.
As a native of Lancaster, Jason was invited twice by the MTAC (Antelope Valley Branch) to be featured as a soloist in the “Young Artists of the Antelope Valley” concert.
For the past five summers, Jason has been a participant at several music festivals, including the Adamant Music School, the Aspen Music Festival, and Pianofest in the Hamptons. Jason also served on the faculty at the Bronx Conservatory of Music for three years teaching private piano lessons. In the spring of 2010 and 2012 Jason was a featured soloist in the Adamant Music School’s 68th and 70th Anniversary recitals at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. He has been invited to perform again at their 72nd recital in the spring of 2014.
Currently, Jason is an Artist Diploma candidate at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada on full scholarship, where he is studying with John Perry and David Louie. Apart from solo activities, Jason is an active accompanist and chamber musician.
For more information on Saturday’s concert featuring Jason Stoll, contact the Lancaster United Methodist Church at 661-942-0419.