ATLANTA, GA – Acclaimed pianists Matthew Mayer and John Burke will perform a piano concert on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Emory Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Both pianists will perform original works from their solo piano albums, which have achieved international praise.
Matthew Mayer is a solo pianist from Omaha, Nebraska, and the founder of SoloPiano.com, an internationally popular site and radio station dedicated to solo piano music. Releasing his 10th album this year, Mayer’s prolific music career has achieved multiple awards from around the world, and his robust style has pioneered the new age music industry.
John Burke is a solo pianist from Atlanta, Georgia. Since 2011, Burke has released five critically acclaimed solo piano albums. Inspired by George Winston and Ray Manzarek, Burke has created a powerful and energetic style of piano music, blending classicism with jazz and new age music. Burke’s most recent work, Orogen, is his most ambitious and inventive album yet.
Emory Presbyterian Church is located at 1886 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. Tickets are $10, and CDs will be available after the show. Fans can also meet the two gregarious pianists.
About Matthew Mayer (http://MatthewMayer.com) Recognized as composing one of the Top 50 Piano Songs of All Time, Matthew Mayer’s music has resonated around the globe. His song “Beyond” was ranked #37 of ‘The 50 Top Piano Songs of All Time’ by Spain’s Reviews New Age Company. He also reached #13 on Reverbnation’s National Instrumental Charts in 2016. Mayer is now releasing his 10th album, putting him in a league of piano artists whose music has reached the corners of the world, in addition to contributions to compilation albums, commercials, TV, and Film.
Mayer self published his very first solo piano album Crossing the Bridge in the spring of 1999…at the age of 20. Fast forward to today, and Mayer’s music can be heard around the globe on Pandora, Apple iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. His song “Beyond” has reached over 300,000 views on YouTube, and continues to catch the ears of creative collaborates around the globe.
About John Burke (http://JohnBurkeMusic.com)
John Burke is an award-winning pianist with a prolific musical career. Inspired by pianist George Winston and keyboardist Ray Manzarek, John has created an intelligent, rich, and energetic sound. Since graduating from Oglethorpe University in 2011, John has composed five critically acclaimed solo piano albums, two of which were finalists for Album of the Year at SoloPiano.com. John has also composed film and theatre scores, directed musical theatre, performed jazz throughout Atlanta, and collaborated with a wide variety of instrumentalists, singers, and writers.