University of Rochester

EVENT: Concert by pianist Filip Blachnio

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 3 p.m., Sunday, April 22, in lower Strong Auditorium on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

April 9, 2007

Blachnio will perform pieces by celebrated composers such as Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, and Bach. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Music and the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies.

Born in Ostroda, Poland, Blachnio is a senior at the Eastman School of Music. He studies piano performance with Thomas Schumacher and harpsichord with William Porter, and also has completed a minor in mathematics. Blachnio has received numerous awards, including a Fine Arts Award in piano from the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, where he graduated in 2003.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact (585) 275-2828.