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Professor emerita to return for spring piano series

Frances Renzi, UT professor emerita of music, will return to campus Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, to perform in the spring Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series.

Renzi

Renzi

She will present a master class at 10 a.m. Saturday and a recital at 3 p.m. Sunday. The free, public events will take place in the Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall.

Renzi’s program will feature works by Mozart, Debussy and Chopin.

A solo pianist for the New York City Ballet performing Stravinsky’s Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra and Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, she also participated in the Stravinsky Festival at Lincoln Center.

Renzi is a chamber player who has performed with numerous orchestras and given recitals in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago, and throughout the United States.

She received a master of music degree from Juilliard School.

The Toledo Piano Teachers Association assists with The University of Toledo Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series. The association provides students for the master class, publicity for the class and concert, and refreshments for the reception in the lobby following the concert.

For more information on the series, contact Dr. Michael Boyd, UT professor of music, at michael.boyd@utoledo.edu or 419.530.2183.

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