News: Dr. Irina Moreland at Carnegie Hall

Dr. Irina Moreland

Dr. Irina Moreland to Play at Carnegie Hall on October 16

CCU affiliate faculty member and pianist joins the stage in a special performance honoring French Impressionists Debussy and Ravel

This month, Colorado Christian University's own Dr. Irina Moreland will perform in "Inspirational Journey to Impressionism" at the legendary and historical venue of Carnegie Hall, located in New York City. The musical performance will explore an expressive musical palette and virtuosity which applies to the prominent French composers, Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.

Dr. Moreland has taught as an affiliate processor in the CCU's School of Music since 2005. She is known as an instructor and mentor of the highest degree, a versatile stage performer and an event organizer. Dr. Moreland has also performed countless solos in Colorado and abroad, touring countries such as Russia, Austria, Ukraine, Canada, England and Ireland.

Dr. Moreland's education and experience includes:

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano, Performance and Pedagogy, Jazz studies, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Almaty State Conservatory
  • Master of Musical Arts, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, St. Petersburg Conservatory
  • Bachelor of Arts, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, St. Petersburg Conservatory

The performance at Carnegie Hall will take place on Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. EST in Weill Recital Hall. Dr. Moreland will be joined by Steinway artist, Halida Dinova, who she met in the studio of pianist Anatol Ugorski. The program will include Debussy Selections from Préludes, Book I and Book II, Ravel Alborada del gracioso, Larregla Viva Navarra and Khachaturian "Sabre Dance" from Gayane (transcr. Greg Anderson).

For more information about the event, visit the Carnegie Hall events page. In addition, more information about Dr. Irina Moreland can be found on her website.