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Cello and Piano Concert Opens FAU’s School of the Arts Season

   BOCA RATON, FL (September 10, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University’s School of the Arts opens its 2010-2011 season with a cello and piano concert. Guest performer Robert DeMaine will perform on cello and Heather Coltman on piano. They will present sonatas by J.S. Bach, Frank Breidge, Frederick Delius and Felix Mendelssohn. The concert will take place on Saturday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theater on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10.

DeMaine has distinguished himself as one of the finest cellists of his generation. The New York Times praised him as “an artist who makes one hang on every note.” Currently based in Michigan, he is highly sought after as a performer and teacher. Coltman is chair of FAU’s department of music. She has performed in concert halls all over the world and is highly regarded for her mastery.

This cello and piano concert kicks off a season of more than 40 concerts for FAU’s School of the Arts. Programs include jazz, symphony, choral, percussion, piano, guitar, opera and much more. Details on all the concerts and other events in the School of the Arts can be found at www.fau.edu/arts or by calling 561-297-3820.

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