‘Wanderings of a Flyoverland Piano Tuner’
Artist, musician to speak at Winchester Academy
Kevin Knopp will present “Wanderings of a Flyoverland Piano Tuner” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Waupaca Area Public Library.
Hosted by Winchester Academy, the program is free and open to the public.
Knopp will discuss his professional experience of tuning pianos for 29 years, his avocation as a visual artist, the art of purposeful wandering, the relationship of artists to their audience and the effect of digital technology on the aesthetic experience.
For the past three decades, Knopp has maintained an active studio practice based in his Waupaca home.
During this time, he has exhibited regularly in venues throughout the Midwest, taught art to kindergarten students and taught painting to college students as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
He is a passionate “wanderer” and visitor of art collections in the United States and Europe.
Knopp continues to perform as a drummer/percussionist with various musical ensembles and with his wife, Mary Kay, maintains a piano tuning business in central Wisconsin.
Winchester Academy programs are funded through sponsors and tax-deductible donations. Knopp’s program is sponsored by Bettie Hill.
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