Francis Marion University's First Tuesday Chamber Music Series will feature pianist Charles Fugo, Nov. 9.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hyman Fine Arts Center's Kassab Recital Hall.
Always a favorite in recital and with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, Fugo is a professor of music at the University of South Carolina. He received the B.M. degree at Oberlin Conservatory and master's and doctoral degrees at Indiana University.
He also studied at the Akademie des Mozarteums in Salzburg, Austria. His teachers include Joseph Schwartz, Winfried Wolf, Abbey Simon, and Jorge Bolet, with chamber music study under Menahem Pressler of the Beaux Arts Trio.
He has been a member of the USC music faculty since 1972, where he teaches piano, supervises the accompanying program, and is coordinator of the piano division. He served on the faculty of the Anderson College Piano Performance Camp and is currently a staff member of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities.
He has performed with the South Carolina Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestra, the USC Orchestra, and the Charleston Symphony, and has appeared frequently on statewide Educational Radio and TV programs. Fugo is also a member of the American Arts Trio.
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