FAU Presents Piano Gala Extravaganza
BOCA RATON, FL (May 3, 2012) –Florida Atlantic University’s department of music will present a Piano Gala Extravaganza on Sunday, May 20 at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.
Internationally acclaimed performers from Russia, Macedonia, Hungary and Zambia perform a variety of arrangements and original works for four pianos. Faculty members Irena Kofman, Krisztina Kover and Heather Coltman will be joined by graduate student Dejan Daskalov to delight audiences.
Suggested donation for the performance is $10. For more information, call 561-297-3853.
This family-friendly event kicks off another summer of the Teaching Outstanding Performers piano and creative writing summer camps for students in grades kindergarten through 12. The week-long sessions cater to kids of all ages and abilities with lessons, performances and entertainment. The dates are Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15 and Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22 for grades 6 through 12; Monday, June 25 through Friday, June 29, Monday, July 2 through Friday, July 6, Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, and Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20 for grades kindergarten through 5..Tuition is $275 per week, and there is an application fee of $10. Some scholarships are available, and there will be an audition for scholarships on Sunday, May 13.
-FAU-Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.