Kirk Concert & Master Class Presents a Piano Concert by Jerico Vasquez


Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:30-9:00 p.m. 
Presser Hall PR-Maclean Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available here
 

VasquezJerico Vasquez is Artist-in-Residence, associate professor of music (piano), and coordinator of keyboard studies at Shorter University. Acclaimed as a pianist of “intelligent ardor and exceptionally clear and bright technique” (The Santa Barbara News Press), Jerico Vasquez has performed as concerto soloist, as a recitalist, and as a chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Philippines.
He received his Bachelor of Music degree under Dr. Charles Asche at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance, with a Minor in Music History and Literature, in the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston under Ruth Tomfohrde, Abbey Simon and Horacio Gutierréz. 

Vasquez has been a winner of the UCSB Concerto Competition and has received career grants from the Pillsbury Foundation, the Santa Barbara Performing Arts Foundation, and the Léni Fe Bland Foundation. He was also a recipient of Ojai Festival’s prestigious Charlotte and Alvin Bronstein Award, Capitol Record’s Nat King Cole Memorial Award, and the University of California Regents Scholarship. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honorary Society. As a pedagogue, Vasquez has been an active member of the Music Teachers National Association, and the Georgia Music Teachers Association.

This event is made possible through a generous grant from the James T. and Ella Rather Kirk Fund at Agnes Scott College. We thank the Kirk Family for their commitment to the humanities in Agnes Scott’s mission to teach women to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the social and intellectual challenges of their time.