Classical: Deiran Manning & Jeff Mitchell
August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$15
Deiran Manning, piano
Jeff Mitchell, flute
A native of Atlanta, GA, Jeff Mitchell has enjoyed a varied career as arts administrator, artist manager and flutist. He has performed in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kaufman Music Center and Symphony Space in New York City and has presented recitals for the Atlanta Flute Club, Bands of America Summer Symposium and performed on several occasions with internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Barbara Conrad. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Georgia and Master of Music degree from Yale University where he was also a fellow at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. He won first prizes in the Atlanta Flute Club Young Artist Competition, the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Award.
Pianist, Deiran Manning, returns this season in collaboration with Mr. Mitchell. Deiran has given performances across the United States, Ireland, England, France and Italy at notable venues such as Merkin Concert Hall, Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie, the National Concert Hall in Dublin and the New York City Mayor’s residence, Gracie mansion. A Maine native, Deiran earned his undergraduate and masters degree from Indiana Universities’ Jacobs School of Music under the tutelage of Edmund Battersby, Edward Auer and Karen Shaw. Recently, Deiran completed a year program at New York University where he taught as an Adjunct Professor of Piano and worked with pianist Jeffery Swann. Notable awards include; Stanza Governor’s Prize in Composition, LISSMA International Piano Competition, Children’s Foundation for the Arts, Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, and the Ira Gershwin award.