The Roche Guest Artist Series at Mercyhurst University concludes its 2016-2017 season on Wednesday, April 5, with a recital by guest pianist Gerald Lee. On his program are Sonata in E Major, Op. 109, by Ludwig van Beethoven; Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52, by Frederic Chopin; and Kreisleriana, Op. 16, by Robert Schumann. Lee is professor of piano at West Liberty University (West Liberty, West Virginia), where he has been a full-time faculty member since 2002. He earned bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in piano performance from Illinois Wesleyan University, Indiana University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, respectively. He enjoys maintaining an extensive schedule of solo and chamber music performances and is dedicated to and passionate about piano teaching. For information about his recital, call 814-824-2394.