Robin Spielberg at Carrollwood Cultural Center | Arts & Culture
Carrollwood, Florida -- World-renowned pianist and composer Robin Spielberg will perform at the Carrollwood Cultural Center on Friday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.
Spielberg's concert, titled Moonlight & Love Songs, will feature music from her best-selling holiday and winter-themed CDs and selected music from her 15th CD, "A New Kind of Love". Spielberg will be available after the concert to sign CDs and songbooks.
Admission to the concert is between $14 and $20. Tickets can be purchased at (813) 269-1310, online at CarrollwoodCenter.org, or at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, located at 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa.
Named to the prestigious Steinway Artist Roster, Spielberg is one of America's most popular contemporary pianists/composers, with millions of listeners worldwide. With an impressive tour schedule and hundreds of thousands of recordings sold, she has been winning the hearts of listeners around the world with her compelling melodies and sensitive piano technique since debuting her first recording of original solos for piano, Heal of the Hand.
A prolific composer, Spielberg has sixteen recordings to her credit and appears on more than 40 compilations around the world. Her discography includes albums of original piano solos, arrangements of American standards, original pieces for piano/ensemble, recordings for the holidays, a CD of Americana melodies, and a CD of lullabies.
Her Playmountain Music debut, Dreaming of Summer, earned a "Finalist Award" from New Age Voice Magazine in June 2001 in the 'Best Acoustic Instrumental' category and was released later in the year in Thailand, China, Hong-Kong, Korea and Malaysia, with one of the tracks also gaining popularity with audiences from its use as a soundtrack in the Korean award-winning television drama Winter Love Song.
Spielberg began her concert career in 1996. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in a sold-out performance at the Weill Recital Hall in 1997 and has performed there twice since. Other memorable performances include a guest spot on the PBS television special, The Soul of Christmas: A Celtic Music Celebration with Thomas Moore; live performances on CBS Saturday Morning, Good Morning Arizona, Life Time Live, CBS New Orleans, a private concert for the factory workers at the Steinway & Sons historic piano factory in New York, and a month-long concert tour through rural Montana with Steinway in tow.
Spielberg is the National Artist Spokesperson for the American Music Therapy Association and often gives lectures and workshops on music therapy in schools, nursing homes and community centers while on tour. You can find Robin's sheet music and CDs on Amazon.com, iTunes and www.robinspielberg.com.