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Internationally acclaimed pianist Ruiz to perform at SFA

March 31, 2015 - Robbie Goodrich
Sergio H. Ruiz

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Steinway artist Sergio H. Ruiz will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, in Cole Concert Hall in the Wright Music Building on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus.

Ruiz, who is professor of music and chair of the music department at Georgia College and State University, is in high demand as a performer, adjudicator and clinician, according to Andrew Parr, professor of piano at SFA.

Ruiz performs on Spanish-speaking radio broadcasts airing throughout South and Central America. Most recently, he performed concerts in Bolivia, Ecuador and México, and he has appeared live on Houston's KUHF 88.7, "The Front Row."

His performance at SFA will feature works from Sonata in D Major, KV 576 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Funérailles (October 1849) by Franz Liszt; Berceuse, Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin; and Sonata #1, Op. 22 (1952) by Alberto Ginastera.

The concert is a presentation of the SFA College of Fine Arts and School of Music. Admission is free.

For more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit www.finearts.sfasu.edu.