Guest artists to present recitals at TROY

Posted: Thursday, 11 February 2010

TROY, Ala.—Two artists from the California will perform in Troy University’s Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of Honor Feb. 17.

At 3 p.m., Dmitry Rachmanov will present a recital and lecture on Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata No. 6, Op. 82 and at 7:30 p.m. Julia Heinen, on the clarinet, will join Rachmanov at 7:30 p.m. in a performance that will include works by Claude Debussy, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Joao-Heiter Riguard and Scott McAllister.

The recitals are free and open to the public.

As a soloist, Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of recitals throughout the United States and had the distinct pleasure of premiering several works written specifically for her. In February of 2003, she performed a recital including several new works at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall culminating in a compact disc recording including several of these pieces released in the fall of 2007 by Centaur Records.

As an artist and clinician for the Selmer Corporation, Dr. Heinen does frequent clinics and master classes in many universities and colleges throughout the United States. Originally from Minnesota, she currently lives in Los Angeles, where she serves as professor of music at California State University, Northridge, teaching clarinet, coaching chamber music and coordinating the graduate program. She holds a masters degree from the University of Michigan, an artist diploma from Northwestern University and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. Her teachers have included Herbert Blayman, Robert Marcellus, Timothy Paradise and Cloyde Williams. She performs exclusively on Selmer Signature and Recital Artist Series clarinets.

A sought-after master class clinician and lecturer, Dr. Rachmanov has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University and Long Island Conservatory, SUNY, and has appeared as a guest artist at schools such as Royal Northern College of Music, UCLA, University of Chicago, Indiana University at Bloomington, Brandeis University, Queens College, University of Washington, University of Iowa, University of Alaska at Anchorage, Tulane University, Shanghai Conservatory and Beijing Central Music School. Dr. Rachmanov has been a frequent adjudicator at competitions in the US and in Europe.


Dr. Dmitry Rachmanov, left, and Dr. Julia Heinen will conduct recitals in Troy University’s Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of Honor at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17.