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Koger Center Presents Live in the Lobby Jazz: Pianist Spike Wilner

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October 18, 2022

7:30 pm

Koger Center for the Arts 1051 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29201


Spike Wilner started playing piano at an early age. Inspired by a television program about the life of Scott Joplin, he learned to play Ragtime Music. He persued this art form throughout high school and performed Joplin\’s \”Maple Leaf Rag\” at the St. Louis Ragtime Festival. Although it was an unofficial appearance it, nonetheless, profoundly affected him and drove him to persue a career in music. In his high school jazz program he met pianist Peter Martin who introduced him and inspired