Classics on Campus

The Piano Artistry of Benjamin Gittens

On Tuesday, June 5th at 6:30 p.m. in the CRCC room, classical pianist Benjamin Gittens will return to entertain our residents. Gittens and his sister Olivia will perform works by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Leonard Bernstein and Charles Griffes.

Gittens is a Junior Piano Performance Major at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. He has been playing piano since the age of four. Gittens has performed in chamber groups as a soloist with several orchestras. He has played collaboratively with instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as at churches, schools, community benefits and other venues. Gittens recently won 1st prize in the CCM Piano Competition for the 3rd year in a row. His long term goal is to earn a Master of Music degree and a Doctorate of Musical Arts. Gittens seeks a career performing internationally and teaching at the college and graduate school levels.

Gittens’ piano concert this Tuesday is part of our Classics on Campus series and is made possible by the Harkavy Fund. The concert is free and open to the public.

Don’t miss this gifted and dynamic Cedar Village favorite!