Thursday, November 11
Music for Two Pianos by two Pianists Extraordinaire
Richard F. Collman, David K. Miller
Music of Rachmaninoff, Stephen Foster, Milhaud, Gershwin, and Sousa
Masks are required
Information about the Performers
What’s a kid from the woods and swamps of northeast MN near Duluth doing with another kid from the grain fields east of Moorhead? Why, playing the piano of course!
Richard F. Collman began piano study with his mother. He has degrees from UMD, Yale Divinity School (M. Div.) Univ. of Notre Dame (MM Music & Liturgy). He has combined a career in ministry & music and retired in Northfield in 2006. He remains active in arts promotion, piano, and organ (part-time at St. Peter’s Lutheran) and also plays Celtic harp for Northfield Hospital Hospice program.
David K. Miller has a degree in music education from MSU-Moorhead with study at the Academy of Music in Vienna. He taught music for over 30 years near Eugene OR. In Northfield since 2008, he performs as a piano soloist, accompanist, and arranger in music like “Jesse” and melodramas at Fifty North.
Richard and David both accompany I Cantanti Chamber Choir in Northfield. They have performed at Northfield Retirement Center, Becketwood Manor in Minneapolis, the Grand Rapids summer arts series, the Staples-Motley arts series, and at house music salons. The Collman-Miller Piano Duo was formed in 2011.