Dr. Ryan Fogg is Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies at Carson-Newman College, where he teaches courses in applied piano, class piano, piano pedagogy, piano literature, and accompanying. A native Texan, he holds degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.), the University of Houston (M.M.), and East Texas Baptist University (B.M., with distinction). Prior to coming to Carson-Newman in January 2006, he served as Visiting Lecturer in Piano at Northwest Missouri State University. Over the past several years, Dr. Fogg has given numerous solo performances at colleges and universities throughout the Midwest (Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio) and the Southeast (Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia). In addition, he has collaborated with the Blair String Quartet, and he recently appeared as concerto soloist with the Knoxville Wind Symphony. Dr. Fogg is an active adjudicator for local and state piano competitions and festivals, and he is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano through the Music Teachers National Association. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda and the College Music Society, and he was the 2008 Recipient of the Carson-Newman College Faculty Creativity Award. His major teachers include Gregory Allen, Danielle Martin, Robert Brownlee and Dr. Randall Sulton.


Traces (2009) Luke Dahn (b. 1976)
I. Messiaen
II. Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 (IV) and Piano Concerto No. 2 (II)
III. Chopin: Prelude in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4
IV. Boulez: Notations for Piano, No. 6 “Rapide” / Birtwistle: Harrison’s Clocks
V. Berio
VI. J. S. Bach: Art of the Fugue, Canon per Augmentationem in Contrario Motu / Bolcom: Twelve New Etudes, No. 9 “Invention”
VII. Ligeti piano etudes

Fractured Spaces (2009) Tim Sullivan (b. 1971)

Remnants (2009) Joseph Dangerfield (b. 1977)
I. Time (as space)
II. Time (as movement)
III. Time (interrupted)
IV. Time (in flux)
V. Time (morphing into…)
VI. …Space (in time)
VII. Time (ends)

Schematic Nocturne (1997) Bruce Christain Bennett (b. 1968)

Pattern Preludes, Book 2 (2009) Karim Al-Zand (b. 1970)
1. Moderately; wistful
2. Extremely quickly; manic, mechanical
3. Slowly; delicate, fragile
4. Quickly; raucous, boisterous
5. Slowly; calm, placid
6. Very quickly; massive, unrelenting

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Sunday, March 14, 2010, 4:00am to 6:00am