Messiah Lutheran Church
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Unconservatory: In Concert

The Whipple - Morales Piano Duo

Kirk Whipple & Marilyn Morales, duo and solo pianists and composers are on the Kennedy Center Approved Artist Roster, several state touring artist rosters. They are the Executive and Artistic Directors of The Unconservatory, a national non-profit musical organization and Cranberry Coast Concerts, an annual summer music festival in Cape Cod. The two were married in a ceremony and concert performance that included the world premier of their original “Concerto For Two Pianos and Orchestra.”

 

Whipple & Morales have concertized extensively throughout the United States and abroad. The duo performed in successful concert tours throughout the French Riviera and, with pianists Frédéric Chauvel and Mark Solé – Lerís, formed The United Nations Piano Quartet. The four pianists premiered Whipple’s work for 2 pianos / 8 hands, entitled “Fives,” in American and European concerts during 2007.

 

In 2006 Whipple & Morales toured 32 states, presenting concerts and educational events. Highlights included performances and a recording in California with The Unconservatory Festival Orchestra, a.k.a. "The U.F.O." and the inaugural season of Cranberry Coast Concerts.

 

National releases by the duo include a book of 1 piano / 4 hand holiday arrangements for beginning pianists entitled “Christmas Treasures” and, on Yamaha disklavier disk, “The White Season,” a recording of Whipple's holiday piano arrangements with Morales. CD releases include Celebrating Americans and their recording with The U.F.O., Danzas Para Dos Pianos y Orquesta (Dances For Two Pianos & Orchestra).

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