Norwegians Worldwide of Tucson November meetingby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Nov. 01, 2012, under Press Releases
The November meeting of Norwegians Worldwide of Tucson will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft (at Territory).The program will be a piano concert performed by Dr. Alexander Tentser.
Dr. Alexander Tentser is an unusually gifted and versatile musician. In his capacity as a concert pianist, chamber music collaborator, and a conductor, he always delivers the highest quality performances.
Dr. Tentser began studying piano at the age of four with his father in Kiev, Ukraine. He was quickly accepted at the Ukraine State School for Gifted Children sponsored by the Kiev Conservatory. After a highly acclaimed performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto at the age of twelve, he was recommended for studies at the Gnessin Music College in Moscow, Russia, the oldest music college in the country.
As a conductor, Dr. Tentser directs the Pima Community College Orchestra producing a variety of programs including the works of Baroque, Classical, and Modern composers.In 1997 Dr. Tentser became a Music Faculty member at both Cochise College in Sierra Vista, AZ and Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona.
Dr. Tentser is a very charismatic and engaging speaker. He has appeared as a
pre-concert lecturer for the several “UA Presents” performances. Dr. Tentser will perform several selections by
For more information on Norwegians Worldwide of Tucson please see our website: www.norse-tucson.org.
Submitted by LuAnn Sjursen