Dr. John and Anne-Marie Egan to Perform Four-Hand Piano Recital

May 15, 2012

Dr. John and Anne-Marie Egan will perform a four-hand piano recital at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in Homewood, Ill. The performance will be in honor of the parish's 100-year anniversary. The recital will be held on Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 pm CDT. Ample parking is available on the parish grounds, and the Metra Electric Line and Pace Bus can be used for transportation. Light refreshments will be served, and there is no charge to attend.

Anne-Marie Egan is a Professor Emerita of Music at Saint Joseph's College in Rensselaer, having retired in 2008 after 46 years of teaching music and French. At different times over the years she directed the sophomore sections of SJC's general education (Core) program, chaired the Department of Music, coordinated the Humanities Division, accompanied/directed the College choir, and served briefly as campus music minister.

John Egan retired as Professor of Music at SJC in 2012 after 50 years of teaching at the College. In 2010, he received the Outstanding Hoosier Musician Award from the Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA). He created numerous compositions, and his piece "An American Requiem" has been performed both in the United States and abroad.

John and Anne-Marie both completed their doctoral studies at Indiana University. They have judged Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) regional and state competitions for voice and piano for more than 30 years, in addition to serving as frequent judges for the Keller Competition in conjunction with the Lafayette Symphony.

For more information on this event, visit http://posjhomewood.org.

Saint Joseph's College, named a "character-building college" by the Templeton Foundation and a "best Midwestern college" by the Princeton Review, is a four-year, Catholic college offering 27 majors, 4 group majors, 34 minors, and 9 pre-professional programs, complemented by the nationally acclaimed Core Program. Founded and sponsored by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, SJC is located in Rensselaer, Indiana, approximately 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, on a park-like campus of 180 acres and has an enrollment of 1,100 students.

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