performs in Festival concert
LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 11,
2004) - Florida Southern welcomes pianist Robert MacDonald, artist-in-residence,
presenting keyboard music from throughout the ages. MacDonald celebrates
40 years of performing at Florida Southern on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
in Branscomb Auditorium.
MacDonald, director of FSC's Festival of Fine Arts, has been with
the college since 1964. He holds music degrees from the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Indiana University, and the Austrian
Academy of Music in Vienna. After critically praised European solo
debuts and a highly successful New York debut in Carnegie Recital
Hall, he began concert-piano tours throughout the United States,
with one such tour bringing him to FSC. In the ensuing years with
the college, MacDonald has successfully combined teaching with concert
touring and arts administration.
Tickets are $15. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC
students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact
the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.