The program will consist of four major pieces: Chaconne in G Major by Handel, Sonata in A Minor by Schubert, Fantasia on an Ostinato by Corigliano, and Sonata in C Minor by Beethoven.
He is currently an assistant professor of piano at Louisiana State University. Sioles made his international debut in 1983 when he first performed in London. Since then he has performed in Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Scotland, China, and Taiwan. In the U.S., Sioles has appeared in places such as the Kennedy Center, the National Gallery of Art, and the Smithsonian.
Sioles has received numerous awards including an Atwater Kent Grand Prize and a Fulbright Scholarship for his study in London. He is also an active soloist with orchestras as well as a recitalist.
Sioles will also be teaching a master class at 2 p.m. on Friday in Squires.
Sioles’ teachers include Gyorgy Sebok, Victor Aller, Aube Tzerko, and Maria Curicio, whom he served as a teaching assistant. He has also taught at the University of Maryland, the Peabody Conservatory, and the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C.
The event is free and open to the public.
The Squires Recital Hall is located in the Humanities Center of Lee’s campus.