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Piano in the Arts presents season-ending concert on Georgia Southern’s Armstrong Campus


Savannah Philharmonic’s principal flutist Jeana Melilli and
classical pianist and Georgia Southern assistant professor of music Benjamin Warsaw, DMA

Georgia Southern University’s Piano in the Arts presents “Showtunes and Classics,” March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Armstrong Campus. Admission to the concert is $15 with discounts available for military, seniors and children. Georgia Southern students, faculty and staff are admitted free with their Eagle ID.

Piano in the Arts is a series dedicated to showcasing the versatility of the piano by producing   unique concerts that incorporate various genres of music. The final performance this season will feature the Blue Heron chamber ensemble with the Savannah Philharmonic’s principal flutist Jeana Melilli and principal oboist Andy Ripley, classical cellist Jessica Messere and classical pianist and Georgia Southern assistant professor of music Benjamin Warsaw, DMA performing chamber works from film composers. These eclectic pieces will be diffused with favorite movie songs such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “Moon River” and more.

“Much of this music will be new to the audience,” said Warsaw. “We are excited to see their reactions as we take them on this cinematic journey through the 20th century. The Blue Heron chamber ensemble is also looking forward to presenting a collection of pieces by composers who wrote for movies as well.”

Tickets can be purchased by calling 912-344-2801 or by visiting georgiasouthern.edu/armstrongtickets. The Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Box Office is located in Fine Arts Hall and is open weekdays from noon and 3 p.m.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving more than 26,000 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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