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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Keyboard Concerts presents Francesco Piemontesi

Francesco Piemontesi - Photo by Marco Borggreve

Born in Locarno, Switzerland, and a protégé of the great Alfred Brendel, Francesco Piemontesi rose to international prominence after winning prizes at several major competitions including the 2007 Queen Elisabeth in Brussels.

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Mason Lamb, Dean’s Medalist

Mason Lamb

When asked what accomplishment he is most proud of, Mason Lamb didn’t look his many music premieres — including his orchestral concert overture which was played by FOOSA at the Walt Disney Concert Hall — instead, he looked to his daughter.

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