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Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Birthday Celebration Concert

The Florida State University College of Music is pleased to present a special celebratory concert honoring the birthday of Pulitzer prize-winning  composer and alumna, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. The performance will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 7:30pm in Opperman Music Hall.

American composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, who is both an FSU alumna and an FSU faculty member, was the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in music. This concert will feature selections from nine different compositions by Zwilich, six of which date from 2007 or later. Performers on this concert include the FSU Chamber Choir conducted by Michael Hanawalt; faculty members Shannon Thomas, violin; Evan A. Jones, cello; and Heidi Louise Williams, piano, as well as graduate student instrumentalists from the College of Music including members of the Eppes Quartet and Trio Nobile

This event is free and open to the public

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Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Opperman Music Hall (OMH)
Kuersteiner Music Bldg, 114 N Copeland St, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Event Type

Music & Concerts, Arts/Entertainment

College of Music
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