Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concerts brings world-class artists to Fresno State

Steinway Model D in the Fresno State Concert Hall

It was the early 1990s in New York City when Professor of Piano Andreas Werz found himself in Steinway Hall tasked with purchasing three pianos for Fresno State. Even though he was surrounded by first-rate instruments, he struggled to find that perfect one worthy of the world-class musicians he was bringing to campus for the Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series.

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Bulldog Pride Fund announces Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award

Edna Garabedian

With $50,000 in new donations to its endowment, the Bulldog Pride Fund has announced a new $2,000 per year vocal award in honor of local opera legend Edna Garabedian. The Department of Music will select the inaugural “Bulldog Pride Fund: Edna Garabedian Vocal Performance Award” for the 2010-21 school year.

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5,000-mile journey to find a mentor ends at Fresno State

Kelvin Diaz Inoa plays his cello

It was late July 2016 in Philadelphia when FOOSA Musician Kelvin Diaz Inoa made his decision. He packed his red 1999 Ford Focus with a few small personal belongings and his cello and hit the road. He didn’t know much about where he was going. All he knew was he had finally found the teacher and mentor he had been searching for…

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Piemontesi performs final Keyboard Concert of the season

Francesco Piemontesi

Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concerts presents Francesco Piemontesi who will perform works by J.S. Bach, Rachmaninoff and Debussy during the last concert of the 2018-19 season at 8 p.m., Friday, May 24 in the Fresno State Concert Hall. Tickets are $25 general, $18 for seniors and $5 for students. Parking is free in lot P1. […]

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