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Susquehanna University to Present Program of Music for Piano Four Hands

Published on February 17, 2012

Galen Deibler, Susquehanna professor emeritus of music and Robert Snyder, a graduate of Susquehanna University, will present a four-hand piano concert on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. in Stretansky Concert Hall.

Deibler studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston and earned his master’s degree at Yale. He has taught piano privately in the Selinsgrove area since his retirement in 1994. His collaboration with Snyder has lasted about 35 years.

Snyder is presently the chairman of pathology at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md. He has performed numerous recitals with various chamber musicians at Washington, D.C. embassies. He has also performed with Marilyn Cotlow, Metropolitan Opera soprano; Davyd Booth, violinist; and John Eitzen, cellist with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Snyder is the former director of the James Monroe Society.

The recital will include compositions by Mozart, Faure, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Ravel. The event is sponsored by the Susquehanna Department of Music. It is free and open to the public.

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