Pianist Phillips to Perform March 6

February 14, 2012

CONTACT: Dr. Stacey Barelos

Nicholas Phillips JOPLIN, MO (SNS) - Nicholas Phillips, pianist, will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in Corley Auditorium on the MSSU campus.  He will perform works by Mozart, Schumann, American composer Ethan Wickman and Croatian composer Boris Papandopulo.  The concert is free and open to the public. 

Dr. Phillips also will give a master class from 3 – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in Corley Auditorium.

Described by the New York Times as an “able and persuasive advocate” of new music, pianist Nicholas Phillips maintains an active schedule as a soloist and collaborative artist.  Performances this season include solo recitals in Vermont, Minnesota, Kentucky, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, and Texas and an invitation to play at the Croatian Embassy in Washington, D.C. 

In July 2011 he gave a recital in South Korea sponsored by the U.S. Embassy.

Dr. Phillips holds degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, Indiana University, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

He is currently assistant professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.  For more information, please visit