Piano Recital Series at the Boal Mansion Museum

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 3pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 3pm

The sounds of music by international pianists will fill the Boal Mansion Museum's historic ballroom during a special winter series of concerts. The first, February 19 at 7pm by Van Cliburn Award winner Alexander Kobrin, will feature works by Brahms & Schubert. A portion of the proceeds will assist the museum in restoring its extensive musical instrument collection, including a recently discovered 19th-century concert harp. Along with the great music, guests will enjoy complimentary tapas and a cash bar. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the museum's website at www.boalmuseum.com. Corporate sponsor, Yamaha.

The Columbus Chapel & Boal Mansion Museum in collaboration with Dr. Amy E. Gustafson will present a three-part Piano Recital Series in the Mansion’s historic ballroom, in February, March, and April on the days and times listed above. The Museum’s proceeds will be used to restore instruments in the collection, including the 1922 Steinway Grand piano and a 19th-century concert harp discovered recently in the Mansion basement.

Pianist Amy E. Gustafson has organized the recital series with Museum Director Bob Cameron, who plans to add more concerts in the future, both in the ballroom and in the museum’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Dr. Gustafson has performed across the United States and in Western and Eastern Europe. She studied under numerous piano masters at the Manhattan School of Music, New York University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Juilliard School. Her many awards include second prize in the International Young Artists Piano Competition. In addition to her performing career, she is the director of the Gijon International Piano Festival and the Palmetto International Piano Festival. Dr. Gustafson will perform works by Cimarosa, Brahms, Liszt, and Chopin at the April recital.

The February pianist will be Alexander Kobrin, winner of the 2005 Van Cliburn Piano Competition, who will perform works by Brahms and Schubert. In March, Francisco Montero will present an all-Spanish program of piano works. Tapas and other refreshments, including a cash bar, will be offered at all concerts.

Tickets for each recital cost $40 in advance, either by check to the P.O. box address above (noting the recital date in the Memo line) or at www.boalmuseum.com/summary-of-events.html, using our PayPal account. Tickets for students under age 21 are $30. Tickets at

the door are $45. Tickets for all three recitals cost $100, a saving of $20. Museum members receive a 10% discount; please provide membership number when paying online.

All three pianists will play a Yamaha Grand CF6 piano donated for the purpose; we are extremely grateful for Yamaha’s sponsorship!


Dr. Bob Cameron, Museum Director, Columbus Chapel & Boal Mansion Museum, 814-876-0129 or bcameron2000@gmail.com. Dr. Amy Gustafson, Pianist, 512-965-5588 or amyegustafson@yahoo.com.

Feb, 19 2019
Mar, 10 2019
Apr, 14 2019
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