Amadi Azikiwe, viola/violin
with Lori Piitz, piano

Thursday, November 17 @ 8 p.m.
Recital Hall

This program by JMU faculty features Bach's Solo Suite No. 3 in C Major, Brahms' Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major and Paganini's Sonata for Grand Viola.

Amadi Azikiwe (viola/violin), who holds a bachelor's degree from the New England Conservatory and a master's degree from Indiana University, has been heard in recital in major cities throughout the U.S., the Caribbean, Asia and South America. He is currently the Music Director of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra. Among Mr. Azikiwe's awards are those from Concert Artists Guild, the North Carolina Symphony, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the Epstein Young Artists Award from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, with whom he still maintains a strong artistic and mentoring association.

Lori Piitz (piano) enjoys a performance career that includes solo, four-hand and chamber music. She has performed in numerous festivals and venues, including the Festival of the Sound in Canada, the Schubert Club in Minneapolis, Lincoln Center and Steinway Hall in New York City, and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival in Germany. Piitz received her doctorate from Indiana University where she studied with Menahem Pressler.

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