“The Classics” are back on campus at Cedar Village. Open to residents, family members and the community, Cedar Village brings the beauty, majesty and fun of classical music, theater and ballet to the stage in the CRCC room on its campus. Pianists, violinists, singers and more share their talents bringing the highest quality performances to Mason.
Classical pianist Benjamin Gittens, already established as a favorite performer at Cedar Village, will be back this month for another concert in the CRCC room. Benjamin is pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano performance at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. He has won numerous competitions and scholarship awards, the most recent of which are First Prize in the Auer Solo Piano Competition and First Prize in the Young Artist Division at the Colorado Piano Festival. Benjamin has performed for renowned pianists, including Emmanuel Ax, Boris Slutsky, Olga Kern, Ning An and Enrico Elisi. He is a busy performer who makes frequent national and international solo appearances and performs with instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as for schools, churches, and community benefits.