Valentin Mihai Bogdan 

Classical Pianist - Teacher - Composer  

Upcoming Events (2016 calendar year) 


Performance of Metamorphosis IV for 2 pianos (Valentin Bogdan, Julia Mortyakova, piano)

              National Association of Composers USA Recital  Mid South Chapter     

              January 30th, 3 pm Mississippi University for Women, Columbus MS


Performance of Ataraxia for String Orchestra (East Wichita High Philharmonia) 

              Society of Composers Inc. Region 6 Conference

              February 12, 7:30 pm, Friends University, Wichita KS



Performance of Retrospection for trumpet ensemble (University of Alabama - Birmingham Trumpet Ensemble)

Paper "The Application of Flipped Classroom Techniques in the Teaching of Music Theory and Ear Training"

               College Music Society Southern Region Conference

               February 18th - 20th , Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham AL


Performance of Metamorphosis IV for 2 pianos (Valentin Bogdan, Julia Mortyakova, piano)

              Chaminade Club, Jackson MS

             March 2nd, 2016 (2 pm)


 Performance of  Sonata No. 1 -  Antithetical References​ (Valentin Bogdan, piano)

              College Music Society Southwest Region Conference

              March 5th,   California State University - Long Beach, CA


Performance of Metamorphosis IV for 2 pianos (Valentin Bogdan, Julia Mortyakova, piano)
              College Music Society South Central Chapter Conference
             March 17-19, 2016, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX


Judging the Mississippi Music Teachers Pre College Evaluations (Jackson chapter)

              April 2nd, Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS


Performance of Something Different

             National Association of Composers USA Mid South Chapter Concert

             April 24th, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston LA 


Performance of Metamorphosis IV for 2 pianos (Valentin Bogdan, Julia Mortyakova, piano)
             National Conference of NACUSA
             May 21, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN


Solo piano recital (works by George Enescu and Paul Constantinescu)

            Assisi Performing Arts Festival

           July 5th, 7 pm, Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy


Chamber music recital (Valentin Bogdan, piano; Amelia Muccia, violin; Michael Cotton, cello)

(Schubert Trio Op. 99, Mendellsohn Trio Op. 49, world premiere of Valentin M. Bogdan, "Per Tre" )

            Assisi Performing Arts Festival
           July 18th, 12 pm, Sala San Paolo, Assisi, Italy


Immediate Past Events (Fall 2015)


World Premiere of Metamorphosis IV for 2 pianos (Valentin Bogdan, Julia Mortykova, piano)

            as part of the 2015 Music Teachers National Association Commissioned Composer program

           Mississippi Music Teachers Association 2o15 Conference, Mississippi College.

           November  6th, 2015, Brandon MS


Performance of Etudes for Solo Piano (Valentin Bogdan, pianist) ,

      NACUSA Mid South Chapter Concert Mississippi University for Women, Columbus MS

      October 17th, Columbus MS.


Performance of Etudes for Solo Piano (Valentin Bogdan, pianist) , NACUSA Mid South Chapter Concert
       NACUSA Mid South Chapter Concert, Tennessee State University,

       October 11th, Nashville TN


Performance as a soloist with the Starkville Symphony, ("Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saens)

     Rent Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women

     September 18th, Columbus MS


Solo and chamber music performances at the Assisi Music Festival, Assisi, Italy.  Featuring a solo piano recital (works by Handel and Liszt), and an soloist appearance with the Assisi Festival Orchestra (performing “Carnival of the Animals” by Camille Saint-Saens. World Premiere  of  my composition La Strada for solo violin

      Assisi Performing Arts Festival

      7/3 thru 7/18, Assisi, Italy.


World Premiere of my composition Retrospection (University of Alabama - Birmingham Trumpet Ensemble)

     International Trumpet Guild Conference

     May 21st, Columbus OH