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Stephen Nielson

Waxahachie, Texas – February 8, 2017 –  World-renowned Steinway artist Stephen Nielson will perform for the Waxahachie Symphony Association (WSA) on Saturday, February 25, at Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) .

Nielson’s distinct musical pieces have brought him around the world as an international performer in cities such as Hong Kong, London, Vienna, Brussels and Prague. Nielson plays a wide range of musical styles including many original arrangements.

For more than four decades, Stephen Nielson was also a part of the acclaimed duo, Nielson & Young . Nielson & Young traveled internationally to an array of venues. They were hosted for concerts at hundreds of churches and universities throughout the nation and overseas.

For this upcoming concert, Nielson will be playing music of Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and others. There will also be a special feature highlighting his interest in transcriptions of folk songs, classical tunes not originally written for the piano and widely known hymn tunes.

WSA President Sherry Dyess says, “Mr. Nielson loves being at the concert where we have our top Scholarship winners play. He has a real passion for music education. He is a teacher and performer extraordinaire!”

This will be his third time to give a performance for the WSA but his first time to play on SAGU’s campus. He will be performing in the Hagee Communication Center auditorium at 7 p.m.

To purchase a ticket, click here .

To learn more about the Waxahachie Symphony Association, click here .

About SAGU:
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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