February 19, 2001
Concert Manager

AMHERST, Mass.—Dana Gooley, the Valentine Professor of Music at Amherst College, and Meesun Hong, a student in violin performance at the Juilliard School, will perform a program of works for piano and violin by Prokofiev, Mozart, Ravel and Schumann, on Thursday, March 8, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College.

The program will include Schumann’s Sonata in a-minor for violin and piano, op.105, Mozart’s Sonata in B-flat, K.454, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante defunte and Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano, op. 80.

Dana Gooley studied piano at New England Conservatory with Leonard Shure and Jacob Maxin, and earned a doctorate in musicology at Princeton University. He performs often in Berlin as a jazz pianist and vocal accompanist.

Meesun Hong is a second year master’s degree student in violin performance at the Juilliard School of Music, under the tutelage of Ronald Copes. She is a graduate of Princeton University and has performed extensively as a soloist all over Europe as well as the United States. Hong has worked with such renowned musicians as Robert Mann, Donald Weilerstein, Felix Galimir, Isadore Cohen, Steve Mackey and Dorothy Delay.