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Faculty Recital

  • Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Covenant Fine Arts Center, Recital Hall
  • FREE

Calvin University's department of visual and performing arts presents a faculty recital experience with Forrest Wakeman.

Forrest Wakeman is a performer, composer, producer, and keyboard player based in the West Michigan area. He has played for over 20 Broadway national tours (including Wicked, Les Miserables, Grease, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Book of Mormon) and appears regularly with the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and Opera Grand Rapids.

He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from Michigan State University (where he studied with Deborah Moriarty) and a Master of Music degree from Western Michigan University in composition. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music on the faculty of Calvin University where he teaches piano, composition, music theory, and music technology, and is part of the worship staff for Magnify Church, a large multi-site congregation in the Grand Rapids area.

He lives in Belmont, Michigan with his family.

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