AUGUSTA — George Lopez, classical pianist, will Perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, at UMA Jewett Auditorium. Snow date: Feb. 28.

The Concerts at Jewett series is sponsored by University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College. A pre-concert talk will beginat 1 p.m.PM.

Lopez, Bowdoin College’s Robert Beckwith Artist in Residence, has been a dedicated and dynamic performer, educator and lecturer for more than 25 years. He recently premiered a new piano concerto in Maine, and is also comfortable in styles of music ranging from jazz, ragtime to more contemporary styles of improvisation. In addition to touring in the U.S. and Mexico in 2015, he made his first visit to Cuba to give masterclasses and concerts with the Aries Trio.

His “Music in the Museum” series at Bowdoin consists of creative and engaging lecture recitals on the relationship of music to art and ideas. Lopez is the conductor of the Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra made up of students from the college and local high schools.

Tickets cost $10, $5 for students $5, and are free for children 12 and younger. Tickets are available at Pat’s Pizza in Augusta, Dave’s Appliance in Winthrop and at the door.

For more information, call 621-3551, email [email protected], or visit www.concertsatjewett.com.


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