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Concert in memory of Van Cliburn, Anne Dean Turk set for May 5 in Kilgore

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Kilgore College:

KILGORE (KYTX) - The Kilgore College Piano Division will host a special concert in memory of two great contributors to the music community – Van Cliburn and Anne Dean Turk. 

The free concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. 

It will feature a performance by former KC piano student Aran Kim, who will perform Cliburn's signature piece, "Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor." 

Kim, of South Korea, was a recipient of the Van Cliburn and Anne Dean Turk music scholarships while she attended KC from 2004-06. 

The concert will also feature performances by current KC piano students Radiance Williams, Melodi King, Shaelyn Baas and Brittany Crowe, all of Longview; and Alan Zamarron from Gilmer. 

"What better way to honor the memories of Van Cliburn and Anne Dean Turk than to host a first-class piano concert in their memory?" said Sandra Siler, KC piano instructor. "The legacies they left not only Kilgore College, but also the music community world-wide, will never be forgotten. We look forward to honoring them properly—through great music." 

A 40-piece orchestra, led by Dr. Gene Moon, director of orchestral studies at Stephen F. Austin State University, will accompany the student performers. 

Also, two people will share special memories of Cliburn and Turk – Annette Morgan and Dr. Richard Parrish. 

Morgan, KC's director of financial aid, was a close friend of Cliburn. Parrish was one of Turk's students.

No children under the age of six will be admitted, nor will late arrivals. 

For more information, contact Siler at (903) 983-8120.

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