(March 10, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

After-Work Concert Takes Place at Anderson Auditorium Monday, March 15

Guest violin artists Brain Lewis and Pasha Sabouri to perform

Brian Lewis
Brian Lewis

Pasha Sabouri
Pasha Sabouri

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service)—An After-Work Concert featuring guest violinists Brian Lewis and Pasha Sabouri takes place Monday, March 15 in the Anderson Auditorium on the Centenary College campus beginning at 6 p.m.

Sponsored by the Shreveport Suzuki Parent's Association, the concert is free and open to the public.

During the concert, they will be accompanied by the Centenary Suzuki School Chamber Orchestra and pianist Larry Meier. The repertoire includes Bach Double Violin Concerto, Tangos! and Bartok Duos.

Lewis holds the David and Mary Winton Green Chair in String Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Texas at Austin where he received both the Texas Exes Teaching Award, and the School of Music Teaching Excellence Award. He is also artistic director of the Starling-DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies at the Juilliard School in New York City, concertmaster of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, founding member of the Texas piano Quartet, and the artistic director of Starling Distinguished Violinist Series at UT.

Sabouri is lecturer in music at Centenary College. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in 2004 from the University of Cincinnati and his Master of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007.

For more information about this event, call 318.869.5235.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.