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Award-Winning Long Duo to Perform at TAMIU Master Performers Series Friday Posted: 4/25/17

Award-Winning Long Duo to Perform at TAMIU Master Performers Series Friday

 

Long Duo
TAMIU Master Performers Series guest artists, award-winning Long Duo.  

The winners of the first prize and best performances of the American Music Award in the Ellis Duo Competition and highly sought-after North American piano duo, Long Duo, are the guest artists for the upcoming Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Master Performers Series Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA) Recital Hall.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The Long Duo, sisters Beatrice and Christina Long, have performed extensively in North America and Asia. They have performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Dallas Museum of Art, and several other venues in the US and abroad. They have also performed on National Public Radio, Philharmonic Radio in Taipei, and Radio France. Their repertoire range includes baroque to avant-garde, multi-media presentations and premieres of previously unheard compositions.

Beatrice Long has won several awards, including the top prize at the Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition and AMSA World Piano Competition. She has performed in Asia, Europe, North America and Central America. Beatrice is a graduate, with honors, of the Curtis Institute and Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Dr. Christina Long has also won several awards, including first prize at the Kingsville International Young Performers Competition; first prize at Sherman Symphony Orchestra Soloist Competition; top prize at the Midland-Odessa Symphony; and top prize at the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition. She has performed in Asia, North America, and Poland and was commissioned by the Ubiquitous Publishing Company to translate the book, “My Life With Great Pianists” by Franz Mohr. Dr. Long has a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of North Texas.

The Master Performers Series is offered by the TAMIU College of Arts and Sciences Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

 For more information, contact Elizabeth Jones Rubio, director, events and operations for fine and performing art, at elizabeth.rubio@tamiu.edu or 326.2646 or visit offices in CFPA 217C.

 For a list of upcoming arts events, visit tamiu.edu/coas/fpa/coe