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Music @ Main: Intermezzo Sunday Concert with pianist Joshua Ross

Event Type: Library Program
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen
Date: 6/11/2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Among the winners of the 2013 American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music, pianist Joshua Ross made his Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall in February 2014, with a repeat performance in June 2016. He holds a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Georgia, where he studied with Dr. Martha Thomas, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from The Florida State University, where he studied with Dr. Heidi Louise Williams. He also studied with Dr. James Nalley, performed and studied at the 2008 Schlern Music Festival, in Vols am Schlern, Italy, and has played in master classes for renowned pianists Angela Cheng, Natsuki Fukasawa, David Northington, and Richard Cionco, among others.

Among recent Florida engagements, Mr. Ross performed for the Intermezzo Sunday Concerts series at the Jacksonville Public Library in May 2016, as well as for the Steinway Piano Society of Bonita Springs in their Past Winners Recital Series. In 2013, he was the featured pianist with the internationally acclaimed University of Georgia Wind Ensemble at the American Bandmasters Association conference in Tampa, Florida.

Pursuing his passion for teaching, Joshua was on the faculty of the UGA Community Music School, where a gave private and group piano lessons to both children and adults. He currently teaches at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Bonita Springs, Florida.

Originally from Naples, Florida, Joshua is a devoted alumnus of the FSU Marching Chiefs, in which he played the saxophone.

Presented monthly (Sept.-June) in the Main Library's Hicks Auditorium, Intermezzo concerts are free and open to the public, and reservations are not required. Free Sunday parking is available in the public garage at Duval and Main; bring your ticket into the Library for validation. Free on-street parking is also available on weekends.



Library: Main Library
Location: Hicks Auditorium
Contact: Kathleen Brunner
Contact Number: 630-2665
Presenter: Kathleen Brunner