Piano Day at Henderson State University will give local teachers, pre-college students, parents and adult amateurs an opportunity to attend workshops, lessons and concerts on Jan. 30. The opening concert featuring Henderson faculty members Dr. Hee-Kyung Juhn and Dr. May Tsao-Lim will begin at 10 a.m. in the Russell Fine Arts Center Harwood Recital Hall.

Piano Day at Henderson State University will give local teachers, pre-college students, parents and adult amateurs an opportunity to attend workshops, lessons and concerts on Jan. 30. The opening concert featuring Henderson faculty members Dr. Hee-Kyung Juhn and Dr. May Tsao-Lim will begin at 10 a.m. in the Russell Fine Arts Center Harwood Recital Hall.
A second concert will be given by guest pianist David Cartledge at 3 p.m. in the recital hall. Cartledge is associate professor at Indiana State University in Bloomington. He will present a lecture-recital on Liszt’s Sonata.
Dr. John Hynes, who runs a piano studio in Little Rock and is the director of the School of Fine Arts in the Arkansas Baptist School System, will lead a session entitled, “I Wanna Die!” which will deal with performance anxiety.
Other workshops designed to help piano teachers and students will be led by Lim and Juhn. Registered students will also be offered a chance to receive private lessons from Henderson faculty in the morning, and selected students will play at a master class given by Cartledge.
Teachers and students are encouraged to register when they arrive to take advantage of the workshops and the master class. The registration fee is $20, and admission to the concerts if free. For more information, please contact Juhn at juhnh@hsu.edu or 870-230-5017.