FLORENCE – Pianist Eugene Barban will perform at Francis Marion University, Thursday, March 12, in an FMU Department of Fine Arts Guest Recital. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hyman Fine Arts Center’s Kassab Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
Barban is professor emeritus at Winthrop University where he taught piano and piano literature. His doctoral degree is from the College Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati. He has performed widely in this country, Europe, Asia and South America including several recitals in New York City. Barban maintains an active performing schedule with recitals in the Southeast and Japan scheduled for this season. He is on the faculty of the Adamant Music School in Vermont and has recently conducted a series of master classes at the South Carolina Governor’s School of the Arts. Barban serves as director of the Walter Hautzig Summer Master Class at Winthrop University.
Barban and his wife Judith maintain an active private studio in their home in Tega Cay, teaching students of all levels and coaching piano teachers.