Joel Hastings

Photo Courtesy of Joel Hastings

Joel Hastings, piano

Tuesday, January 10 @ 8 p.m., Recital Hall

Joel Hastings has performed solo recitals across Canada and the United States, while his orchestral engagements have included the Toronto Philharmonic; the Oakville, Okanagan, Windsor, Kamloops, Niagara, Racine, Timmins and the University of Michigan Symphonies; the Kitchener-Waterloo and Michigan Chamber Orchestras, the Huntsville Festival Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Concert Band. He has worked with conductors including Gustav Meier, Kerry Stratton, Roberto Declara, Daniel Swift, Susan Haig, John Morris Russell, Dwight Bennett, Matthew Jones, Douglas Sanford, Donald Schleicher, Alexander Platt, Bruce Dunn and Vincent Danner. As a collaborative artist Mr. Hastings has toured internationally with vocal ensembles, performing in such venues as the Vatican and St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and he has recorded with the Cranbrook Singers of Michigan and the University of Michigan Symphony Band.

From the Royal Conservatory of Music Mr. Hastings earned his ARCT diplomas in piano and organ, receiving a gold medal for the highest score in the country. He holds degrees in both instruments from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and taught as visiting faculty at the University of Windsor, Ontario. Additionally, he has given master-classes and adjudicated competitions and festivals across Canada and the United States. Mr. Hastings has been the recipient of multiple grants from The Canadian Council for the Performing Arts.

Ticket prices: $8–$10 Advance tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at the box office (Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and 1½ hours prior to performance). Major credit cards, cash, checks and JACards accepted.
JMU student tickets: $4 in person at box office only with ID. Cash only 1½ prior to performance.

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