Farmington Musicale opening concert features teen pianist

Jack Naglick
Jack Naglick (contributed)

The Farmington Musicale opens its 53rd season on Wednesday, September 5, with a free concert that features 15-year-old pianist Jack Naglick, winner of theMichigan Federation of Music Clubs prestigious Stillman-Kelley Byrum Award.

Naglick began playing the piano at age five. He studies with renowned teacher, composer, and pianist, Catherine Rollin of Bloomfield Hills and was the featured soloist at the 2018 Piano Technicians Guild Annual Convention in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In April, he performed his debut solo recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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Naglick has also performed solo recitals at Evola Music Center, the Rochester Conservatory of Music, and the Steinway Society of Michigan and has been featured soloist for the Birmingham Musicale, the Metropolitan Detroit Musicians League, and the Michigan Federation of Music Clubs.

During the 1 p.m. concert at the Farmington Community Library Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills, Naglick will perform music by Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann and contemporary composer, Carl Vine.

Farmington Musicale members performing will include pianists Elaine Vermiglio and Avigdor Zarompt, and violinist Rebecca Behrends with pianist Rebecca Beliston and Jennifer Ormond, flute.

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