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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212
Cell: (417) 365-2727
Email: vcoleman@cofo.edu

February 20, 2017

Pianist Dr. Scott Carrell to perform at College of the Ozarks

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — On Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. pianist Dr. Scott Carrell will perform in the Gittinger Music Building Newman Recital Hall at College of the Ozarks. The complimentary recital is open to the public. Seating is limited, available on a first come, first served basis. 

“I am very excited that our students get to hear such an eclectic and talented pianist,” said Dr. Clara Christian, assistant professor of music. “He will be playing some fun ragtime pieces and American music as well as performing pieces by Maurice Ravel and Franz Liszt. It will be a program that is fun, educational, and inspiring.”

Carrell teaches music theory, along with piano and other related courses, at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Carrell is in demand as a soloist, collaborative artist, teacher, and adjudicator. He is currently recording a disc of piano works by French composer Noël Gallon.

During the recital, Carrell will provide history and descriptions for each piece performed.

More about Dr. Scott Carrell

Carrell has performed numerous recitals as soloist and as collaborator, including concerto appearances with Austin Symphony Orchestra, Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra, Southwestern University Orchestra, Plainview Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Civic Orchestra, Little Rock Wind Symphony, and twice with the Harding University/Community Orchestra.

For additional information, contact Public Relations Director Valorie Coleman at (417) 690-2212.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a Christian, liberal arts college located on a 1,000-acre campus in Point Lookout, Missouri. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including being named the #1 Best Value College in the Midwest for 2015 by “U.S. News & World Report.”

The Keeter Center — the College’s upscale lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked the No. 1 Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2016. It features fine dining, historic lodging, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest work station on the College of the Ozarks campus.

To achieve its vision, College of the Ozarks pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, begun in fall 2012 for high school students, and the S. Truett Cathy Lower School, opened in fall 2014 to K-sixth grade students. Seventh and eighth grades were added in fall 2015, completing the K-college model. For information, call the public relations office at (417) 690-2212 or visit www.cofo.edu. Follow College of the Ozarks at www.facebook.com/collegeoftheozarks or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.

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02.20.17 – Andrew Carson

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