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Piano in the Arts brings trumpet, piano duo to Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University’s Piano in the Arts will present “Music of the Americas,” by Duo Trompiano, featuring trumpeter Douglas Lindsey, D.M.A., and pianist Judy Cole. The concert will be Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah.

“This program is exciting because it features music outside the conventional classical repertoire and expands into music of the western hemisphere, which is equally influential but performed less often,” said Eliza DeRienzo, music major and research assistant for Piano in the Arts.

Douglas Lindsey, D.M.A., and pianist Judy Cole.

Lindsey is currently first trumpet with the Premiere Bass and is a professor at Kennesaw State University (KSU). Cole, also a KSU professor, has been a successful freelance pianist for over 35 years and plays in the pit orchestra for Broadway touring shows at the Fox Theatre and major events at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.

Piano in the Arts, now in its fifth season, is dedicated to showcasing the versatility of the piano by producing a series of unique concerts that incorporate various genres of music.

General admission is $15 and discounts are available for all military, seniors and children. Georgia Southern students, faculty and staff may attend for free.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit georgiasouthern.edu/armstrongtickets.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving nearly 26,500 students through nine colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

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