Belton: UMHB Concludes Hillman Art Series Thursday

By: Yvonne Ramirez Email
By: Yvonne Ramirez Email

BELTON (April 9, 2013)--The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will conclude the 2013 season of the Hillman Artist Series featuring Violinist Stephanie Sant' Ambrogio Thursday.

The performance includes repertoire pieces by Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, and Fazil Say.

Professor of piano at the University of Texas Butler School of Music Gregory Allen will perform alongside Ambrogio.

Ambrogio is a member of the Argenta Trio and has previously served as the Concertmaster of the San Antonio Symphony and First Assistant Principal Second Violin of The Cleveland Orchestra.

She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Italy, Sweden, Italy, Peru, Chile, Mexico, and Estonia.

Allen has received top honors in the Los Angeles Young Musicians Foundation, the Gina Bachauer, and the Washington International Competitions.

He has also won the Grand Prize winner of the 1980 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv.

The event is being sponsored by the Helen Frances Hillman Fund for Scholarly Exchange which was designed to foster scholarly exchange in fine arts at UMHB.

The concert will take place in the Hughes Recital Hall of Presser Hall on campus Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.


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