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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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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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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Enjoy an evening of Iranian classical music at Fresno State

Iranian Classical Music

Fresno State’s Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance and Film Series, and Global Music Series presents “An Evening of Iranian Classical Music” featuring Behrouz Sadeghian playing the Santur, accompanied by Faramarz Amiri playing the Zarb and Daf at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8 in the Alice Peters Auditorium (PB191).

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Community invited to celebrate the season at the Holiday Choral Concert

Fresno State Choral

The public is invited to the Fresno State Holiday Choral Concert “Here We Come A-Caroling”  2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 in the Concert Hall. Tickets are $12 general, $8 seniors and $5 for students. Music includes traditional holiday music and carols. The show will feature performances by the Fresno State Chamber Singers, Concert Choir,  Masterworks Chorus […]

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