Derek Menchan Lecture and Performance
Feb 16, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join award-winning artist and Polk State College Professor of Humanities & Music Derek Menchan for an afternoon lecture and performance celebrating the lives of America's greatest artists of color. The event takes place on February 16 at 2:00 p.m. There will a reception held in the gallery after the performance.
Teaching artist Derek Menchan is a producer, multi-instrumentalist; an artist for NS Design, as well as a visual artist. He is currently an instructor in the Humanities and of Music at Central Florida's Polk State College. A prize- winning Master’s recipient from the Manhattan School of Music, Menchan's pedigree includes tutelage from, and masterclasses with, 'cellists Laszlo Varga, Janos Starker, Slava and Olga Rostropovich, and Harvey Shapiro, and many conductors of note.