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FAU Presents its Annual Summer Family Piano Gala Concert
BOCA RATON (May 24, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University’s world-renowned piano faculty will present its annual summer family piano concert, “352 Keys Gala Piano Concert,” on Sunday, June 20 at 4 p.m. The concert will be presented at the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10.
The concert will feature Heather Coltman, chair of FAU’s department of music, Irena Kofman, Krisztina Kover and Ana Flavia Zuim, presenting entertaining popular and classical music for four pianos.
Coltman has performed worldwide as a solo and collaborative pianist, and has received many international prizes including the Joanna Hodges International Piano competition and the Geza Anda International Piano Competition.
Kofman received her master’s degree in music from the Moscow Conservatory and toured the former Soviet Union extensively. She was the first-prize winner of the International Chamber Music Competition in Latvia.
Kover received her Master of Arts in piano performance from FAU. She was the recipient of the FAU Graduate Student in Excellence Award in 2005. Kover is also cited in the Chancellor's List, 2004-2005, the highest academic honor to America's outstanding graduate students. Kover has performed in Hungary, Austria, Italy, Latvia, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and the United States.
Flavium is a graduate teaching assistant in the Ph.D. in comparative studies, fine and performing arts track at FAU. She performs as a soloist all over South Florida.
For further information about the concert, call FAU’s Department of Music at 561-297-3820.
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.