Lincoln Memorial University


Lyon Piano Trio to Perform at LMU

Harrogate, Tennessee, September 6, 2017— The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Paul V. Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will present the Lyon Piano Trio in concert at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 10.


Presented by the Music Department, the concert will feature an exciting chamber ensemble including performers on piano, violin and cello from Morgantown, West Virginia. Named for Harriet Lyon, the first woman to receive a degree from West Virginia University, the trio includes WVU faculty members, violinist Mikylah McTeer, cellist Erin Ellis and pianist Ching-Wen Hsiao.


McTeer is a native of Portland, Oregon. She has earned degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the University of Houston. Ellis hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and holds degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Eastman School of Music. Hsiaso is a native of Taichung, Taiwan, and received her degrees from The Julliard School. The trio will make its international debut at the Rubinsteinsall at the Munich Steinway Haus in Germany later this fall.


The ensemble will perform the Piano Trio in B Major op. 8 by Johannes Brahms as well as a contemporary piece entitled Café Music by composer Paul Schoenfield. The concert will take place in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in Duke Hall on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. The program is free and open to the public.


Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or e-mail at




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