Office of Communication, 1120 Powell Hall
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698
February 3, 2006
World Renown Pianist Performs at VSU
Award winning pianist Katia Skanavi will perform at Valdosta
State University's Whitehead Auditorium on Wednesday, February 8,
at 7:30 p.m.
Skanavi grew up in Moscow, began her musical studies at the School for Gifted Children and later attended Gnessin Academy in Russia. She placed third in the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition in Paris, won the Maria Callas Competition in Greece in 1994, and was recognized by Gramophone Magazine for her rendition of Chopin. Skanavi currently lives in Moscow with her husband and three children.
This special performance is open to the general public. Tickets can be purchased from the College of Arts Outreach for $15. For more information, contact 229-333-2150.