Gary Goodman, a local virtuoso on the piano, is proud to offer Westchester families a benefit concert on Sunday, April 26 at The Church of St. Mary The Virgin in Chappaqua from 3-5 pm. The Church is located at 191 South Greeley Avenue in Chappaqua. The Church will be accepting $ 10.00 donations at the concert to benefit the Ossining Food Pantry.
Mr. Goodman’s featured work for this mini symphony is the fifth solo piano concert in his series “The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven.” The concert will feature Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, known as the Waldstein, one of the three most notable sonatas of his middle period. The three other Sonatas to be performed are Op. 27 No. 1, Op. 10, No. 3 and Op. 90.
A resident of Briarcliff Manor, Mr. Goodman earned his Masters of Music at Juilliard under Mr. Josef Raieff. Mr. Goodman’s performance experience ranges from playing numerous concerto engagements in his native Southern California to solo performances at Alice Tully Hall, and at Weill Recital Hall; From a performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil to a broadcasted recital in Washington D.C. at the prestigious Phillips Collection Series.
Locally, Gary continues to teach private and group lessons and is a member of the Westchester Musicians Guild. Besides performing benefits for The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Mr. Goodman has also performed benefits for Midnight Run as well as The St. Theresa School in Briarcliff. He has also performed at The Emelin Theater.
For more information on this benefit concert, please call 914-238-8751, email [email protected] or visit the website at http://parish-office.wix.com/smtv.