March 19, 2013 | Vol. 94, No. 65

Piano concert to benefit Hurley Education Foundation Wednesday

HURLEY — Alex Marciniak will present a piano concert to benefit the Hurley Education Foundation Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the Hurley K-12 School auditorium.

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Larry Holcombe
Alex Marciniak pauses at the piano at the Hurley K-12 School auditorium Monday afternoon. He will present a concert, a fundraiser for the Hurley Education Foundation, Wednesday at 7 p.m. He will play J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

The concert will include the Goldberg Variations by J.S. Bach, 30 variations on an aria theme in G Major.

While Marciniak, a instructor of speech, music and other fine arts at Gogebic Community College, has performed many of the variations in concert before, this is the first time he has presented the entire work.

“It’s very beautiful and demanding,” said Marciniak. “It was written for double manual harpsichord, so its mo...