LWTA – Dick Domek (Ragtime Piano)
Lunch with the Arts: Dick Domek (Ragtime Piano)
Wednesday, January 19
12pm to 1pm | $5 at the door ($3 students)
Dick Domek is pianist and music director for the Walnut Street Ramblers. Originally from Chicago, he started playing piano at an early age; he learned ragtime and jazz from recordings, sheet music, and working with other musicians.
Knowledgeable on the music of Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong, he is a featured speaker on jazz and ragtime for the Kentucky Humanities Council. He has received grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the Kentucky Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Dick is professor emeritus of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Kentucky School of Music.
The 2018-2019 season of Lunch with the Arts is sponsored by Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda and Direct Experience in Artistic Living, Inc. Sign language interpretation is available through a grant from the Hudson-Ellis Fund.