Luther College Professor Miko Kominami to present recital on March 2

Luther College music faculty and pianist Miko Kominami will give a solo piano recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus.

The recital, open to the public with no charge of admission, includes three Scarlatti Sonatas, four Liszt-Schubert songs, Haydn Sonata in F Major and concludes with Liszt's "Rhapsodie Espagnole."

Kominami graduated from The Juilliard School and currently enjoys a varied career on the faculty at Luther College and as Principal Keyboardist of Orchestra Iowa. She has performed extensively throughout North America, including performances in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston, Washington D.C. and Toronto, both as a soloist and a collaborator with other artists. As a concerto soloist, she has performed with Orchestra Iowa, Danbury Symphony, Kishwaukee Symphony, Malibu Coast Chamber Orchestra and the Luther College Symphony Orchestra.

Kominami can be heard on recordings released by Centaur, Delos, Innova and Fleur de Son Classics.

Luther is home to one of the largest collegiate music programs in the nation, with five choirs, three orchestras, three bands, two jazz bands and nearly 800 student musicians. Luther students participate in large ensembles, faculty-coached chamber groups, private lessons and master classes. More than 275 music majors study music theory, ear training, history, education, composition, jazz, church music and performance.