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Joseph Kingma in concert

Date & Time: Saturday April 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students

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Health and Safety

In accordance with health and safety guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, a face covering is required for all concerts at Incarnation Episcopal church and must be worn at all times. Face masks must completely cover nose and mouth and have ear loops or similar to hold in place. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. Please click here for full details.


J.S. Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816

L.V. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro ma non troppo – Presto

Etude-Tableau Op. 33, No. 2 in C major
Etude-Tableau Op. 33, No. 5 in E-flat minor
Etude-Tableau Op. 39, No. 9 in D major

Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (Original Version)
I. Allegro agitato
II. Non allegro
III. Allegro molto

About the Artist

American pianist Joseph Kingma, praised by the New York Concert Review as, “[coaxing] the listener into the music’s poetry from the very first notes of his Liszt, showing the command of a master and a composer’s insight…held the audience spellbound,” enjoys a prolific national and international career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. He won first prize in the 2017 Franz Liszt International Piano Competition, sponsored by the American Liszt Society, and has won awards in the Cincinnati World Competition and Sorantin Young Artist International Competition. As a recitalist, he has performed on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago, the Yamaha Artist Services Performance Series in New York City, the Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series in Toledo, the Music Institute of Chicago, the Timucua Arts Foundation in Orlando, the Good Shepherd International Concert Series in Minneapolis, L’Oasis Musicale in Montreal, and many others. Maintaining a large concerto repertoire, he has been featured as guest artist with many orchestras, including the Gulf Coast Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota, Monroe Symphony, Manassas Symphony, Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony, Spring Hill Orchestra, Gulf Coast Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota, and Brazos Chamber Orchestra, among others. He performs regularly as a chamber musician with faculty colleagues and is a guest artist with the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival. Additionally, several of his performances have been featured on Chicago’s classical music radio station, 98.7 WFMT.

Joseph, an MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, is the Coordinator of the Keyboard Division and Assistant Professor of Piano at Palm Beach Atlantic University. He also teaches in the PBA’s Preparatory Young Artist program. An active member of the regional and national pedagogical community, he regularly adjudicates competitions and presents masterclasses for a wide variety of organizations.
Joseph graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with his DMA, where he studied with Anton Nel. He earned his BM and MM at Rice University under the tutelage of Robert Roux. He has participated in masterclasses and coachings with Norman Krieger, Tali Morgulis, Sandra Wright Shen, Alan Chow, Craig Nies, and Jon Kimura Parker. His earlier teachers include Aviram Reichert, Philip Pletcher, and Elena Arseniev. Joseph’s website is


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