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FAU’s Chamber Soloists in Concert
BOCA RATON, FL (March 16, 2010) – The Chamber Soloists in the department of music inFlorida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present two concerts titled A Salute to Women Composers. The concerts will feature the works of Alba Rosa Vietor and Pauline Viardot. The first concert will be held on Saturday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Auditorium on FAU’s Davie Campus, 2912 College Avenue. The second concert will take place on Sunday, March 21 at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10.
Leonid Treer is the artistic director and pianist for the Chamber Soloists. Treer will be performing piano for the concert. Other performers include David George, violin; Birgit Fioravante, mezzo soprano; and Heather Coltman, piano. Coltman is chair of FAU’s department of music. Treer, who was born in the former Soviet Union, has performed throughout the former USSR, Europe, Israel, the United States, Australia and the People’s Republic of China as a soloist chamber musician.
This event is sponsored by FAU’s School of the Arts in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. For more information on these or any other music performances at FAU, call 561-297-3820 or visit www.fau.edu/music.
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About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. For more information, visit www.fau.edu .