Renowned organist Colin Andrews is the next featured artist at the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Sharkey Corrigan Organ Series Tuesday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.
Admission is free and open to the public.
A native of England, Andrews is currently adjunct professor of music (organ), Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He has been recognized as a musician of great versatility, power and artistry. Andrews has received several awards, most notably, the 1980 and 1982 Dublin International Organ Competitions in Ireland. The Royal Academy of Music, London, bestowed an “Associateship” upon him in recognition of his distinguished performing career.
He has toured worldwide as a solo artist and in solo and ensemble concerts at a number of the world’s most prestigious venues including the Royal Festival Hall, London; King’s College, Cambridge; Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Hong Kong Cultural center; The Moscow Conservatoire; the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, and many more.
Andrews is an active teacher and lecturer and has served as a jury member for several organ competitions.
The Sharkey Corrigan Organ is a gift of the E. H. Corrigan Foundation, led by longtime Laredo businessman and passionate supporter of the arts, E. H. Corrigan.
For more information, contact Dr. James Moyer, co-chair, TAMIU Department of Fine and Performing Arts, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 326.2640 or visit offices in CFPA 116.
For a calendar of fine arts events, visit http://www.tamiu.edu/coas/fpa/coe.shtml