Harding University

September 6, 2012

Lyceum Series begins with classical pianist

Rosario Andino, a concert pianist in the grand manner, will begin the University'sannual Lyceum Series Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium on campus.

This will be Andino’s fourth time to perform at the University. She will play works by Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt and several Cuban composers. Before her concert, she will conduct a free masterclass on piano performance open to the public at 3 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Reynolds Center.

A world traveler, Andino has performed in New York City, Mexico City, Amsterdam, London and Spain. She is known for her repertoire of baroque, classical, romantic and modern pieces and works from Latin American and Spanish composers.

Andino’s performances earned her the Music Critics Circle Prize in Cuba and the Pittsburgh Society of Musical Arts prize.

Cuban-born, Andino began studying piano at age 4 in her hometown of Santa Clara and graduated with the highest honors from Fischermann’s Conservatory in Havana, as well as from Chatham Square Music School in New York City. She later graduated summa cum laude from St. George’s School in Havana and from Hunter College in New York City.

Tickets for the 7 p.m. concert will be sold for $3 at the door. For more information, call the music department at 501-279-4343 or visit www.harding.edu/lyceum.

This presentation is supported in part by an award from Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arkansas Arts Council, and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.