A Holiday Piano Concert


Daniel Steenken

Daniel Steenken

FREE Admission

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Valley Keyboards
(956) 686-4863
Miller Recital Hall
900 Harvey - McAllen, TX

Please join us for a fun and festive evening filled with holiday family favorites, traditional Christmas carols, and more!

About Daniel Steenken

Daniel Steenken has resided in the Rio Grande Valley for twenty-nine years. He is a full-time staff accompanist for the McAllen IndependentSchool District where he works at Rowe High School and FossumMiddle School. In addition, he plays piano and directs the choir at theFirst Global Methodist Church in Mission.

Mr. Steenken received his bachelor’s degree in piano performance atthe University of Texas-Pan American where he had the honor ofstudying with Dr. John Raimo. He has also studied piano with OzanMarsh at the University of Arizona and received training at theBosendorfer Academy in Vienna under the tutelage of KrassimiraJordan.
Mr. Steenken has been active as a solo performer in Edinburg andMcAllen. He has appeared as soloist with the Valley SymphonyOrchestra in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, Gershwin’s Concerto in F,Mozart’s Double Concerto with Dr. Dahlia Guerra, Liszt’s ConcertoNo. 2 in A major and Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos, also with Dr.Guerra. He has also appeared with local high school ensemblesperforming Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Beethoven’s PianoConcerto No. 1, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. He hasaccompanied both faculty and graduate recitals at UTRGV. Mr.Steenken also performed Rhapsody in Blue and the RhythmVariations on an all-Gershwin concert, October 5, 2008 in Sault-SaintMarie, Ontario. Mr. Steenken’s last solo concert was a tribute to FranzLiszt and consisted of operatic transcriptions.


At The River Improvisation on “Balm In Gilead”
Promised Land
arranged by Joseph M. Martin

It Is Well With My Soul
How Great Thou Art

arranged by Mark Hayes

Blessed Assurance
Unshakable Faith
arranged by Marilynn Ham

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
O Come, All Ye Faithful
arranged by Cindy Berry

Carol Medley
What Child Is This?
arranged by Mark Hayes

Silent Night! Holy Night!
O Holy Night
arranged by Dino

Ding Dong! Merrily On High
Hallelujah Joy!
arranged by Mark Hayes