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Dynamic father and son piano duo comes to campus Tuesday

November 2, 2013

Ryan & Ryan is a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into an enthralling concert experience.

The team will be performing in the Chadron State College Memorial Hall Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. To reserve tickets, contact the Box Office at 308-432-6207 or e-mail boxoffice@csc.edu. Samples of their music can be seen on YouTube.

From the music of Gershwin to Billy Joel, father and son Donald and Barron Ryan combine their talents to create a dazzling blend of old and new schools.

As a performing team, Donald and Barron amaze audiences with their skill, expressiveness, and love of music.  Their experience in classical, jazz, ragtime, hip-hop, and funk allows them to create exciting new music and give fresh interpretations of old.

Audiences everywhere have been thrilled by their renditions of selections from the soundtrack of The Firm as well as Rachmaninoff’s Second Suite for Two Pianos.  Their performance of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue has always earned a standing ovations.

Ryan & Ryan is a proven hit with audiences of all generations, according to Shellie Johns in the CSC conferencing office.  She said their inventiveness, infectiousness, skill and general joy of life make for irresistibly engaging performances.

—CSC Information Services