Anthony Pattin returning to UM for benefit concert

UM professor of music emeritus Anthony Pattin will return to UM to hold a benefit concert on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall. (Contributed)

UM professor of music emeritus Anthony Pattin will return to UM to hold a benefit concert on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo Music Department will hold a benefit piano concert by Anthony Pattin, UM professor of music emeritus, on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall.

Pattin taught piano at UM for 24 years, retiring in 2011. During his years at Montevallo, he played a number of concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York as well as at venues worldwide.

Alan Goldspiel, chair of UM’s Department of Music, has described Pattin’s career as “illustrious.”

Each year, a benefit concert is held in support of the Dr. Anthony Pattin Steinway Endowment Fund. The proceeds provide needed repair, restoration and maintenance of UM’s Steinway pianos throughout the music department.

UM was designated an All-Steinway school in 2007 when it received 22 pianos designed by Steinway through a gift from a generous benefactor.

General admission for the concert is $20 ($10 for students).

Sponsorships are also available. Sponsorship levels include Adagio ($250), Andante ($500), and Allegro ($1,000).

To purchase advance tickets or to make a donation, contact Dianne Kyzer at 665-6215 or by email at Kyzerdc@montevallo.edu.

For additional information, contact Alan Goldspiel at 665-6670 or by email at Goldspiel@montevallo.edu.