Pianist Robert Satterlee opens the 2016-17 season of the Roche Guest Artist Series at Mercyhurst University on Friday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall. Satterlee, a professor of piano at Bowling Green State University, has developed a reputation as an accomplished and versatile solo recitalist and chamber musician. He’ll perform Mozart’s Sonata in D Major, K. 576; Ravel’s La Valse; and Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13. Earlier in the day, Satterlee will also present a masterclass in Walker Recital Hall at 3 p.m. Both the masterclass and recital are free and open to the public through the generosity of the Terry and Margaret M. Roche Family. For more information, visit mercyhurst.edu/music or call 814-824-2394.