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Concordia University Chicago to host pianist John Krebs


Pianist John Krebs will perform a program of contemporary American piano music at Concordia University Chicago, on Friday, September 21.

The concert will take place at 7 p.m. in the Werner Auditorium/Chapel of Our Lord. Admission is free.

Dr. Krebs will perform works for piano written by contemporary American composers Sebastian Currier, Timothy Kramer, Sheila Silver and George Tsontakis.

A native of Iowa, John Krebs holds degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois and the University of Maryland. After teaching at Central Missouri State University, Prince George’s Community College and Luther College, Krebs has been at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas for the past twenty years.

An avid collaborative pianist, Krebs has performed in Canada, Germany, Slovenia, Scotland, and Thailand. He has been an active member of Music Teachers National Association at the local, state, and national levels, and in 2011 he was named an MTNA Foundation Fellow.

The Concordia-Chicago campus is located at 7400 Augusta Street, River Forest, IL. Free handicapped-accessible parking is available in the visitors’ lot north of the University parking structure off Bonnie Brae Street.

For more information, visit or call 708-209-3060.

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