Young Artist Series Piano Concert


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Sunday, March 1, 2015, 3 p.m.

Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts

Free Admission

PianoWho: Pianist Fanya Lin. Lin is a 2010 prize winner in the New York International Piano Competition. She won top prizes in a number of national and international piano competitions, including: the 2013 American Protégé International String and Piano Competition; the 2010 Music Teachers National Association Steinway Young Artists National Piano Competition; 2009 Utah Music Teacher Association Concerto Competition; and the 2009 Snowy Range Piano Competition. She was the second place winner, Teacher’s Favorite Award recipient, and President’s Award recipient at the 2011 Seattle International Piano Competition.

What: The Young Artists Series, presented by Fairfield University, in association with The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation, is a series of free classical piano concerts taking place at the Quick Center featuring gifted young musicians. The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation, through its flagship program, The New York International Piano Competition, is committed to furthering the education, recognition and fostering of a new generation of talented young musicians, directly serving pianists ages 16-21. The Foundation helps aspirants achieve their personal and professional goals through mentoring, career guidance, artistic development, and performance opportunities throughout the year.

When: 3 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2015

Where: Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, Conn.

Program: Mozart’s Sonata in B flat Major, K. 333; Prokofiev’s Toccata, Op. 11; Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in A Minor; and more.

Admission: Free. Complimentary tickets required. Contact the Box office at www.quickcenter.com, (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit www.quickcenter.com.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on February 20, 2015

Vol. 47, No. 188

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