Published: March 28, 2018
First-Class Pianist Frederick Moyer to Give Recital at UT March 30
On Friday, March 30, The University of Tampa will welcome pianist Frederick Moyer — hailed by The New York Times as “first-class” and The Milwaukee Journal as “a superstar pianist” — for a guest recital. The concert, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Plant Hall Grand Salon.
The program for the performance will include works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Oscar Peterson.
During more than 30 years as a full-time concert pianist, Moyer has established a musical career that has taken him to 43 countries and to such far-flung venues as Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Sydney Opera House, Windsor Castle (U.K.), Carnegie Recital Hall, Tanglewood (MA) and the Kennedy Center. His 22 recordings on the Biddulph, GM and JRI labels comprise works by more than 30 composers.
Moyer first appeared with the Boston Symphony at age 14, performed with The Boston Pops as a teenager and made his Carnegie Recital Hall debut in 1982. He has also appeared as piano soloist with most of the major orchestras of the United States, as well as many orchestras of Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and Australia.
For more information about the event, contact Grigorios Zamparas, associate professor of music and director of piano studies, at (813) 257-3376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Philadelphia Brass to Give Final Performance in UT’s 2017-2018 Sykes Chapel Concert Artist Series April 8
On Sunday, April 8, The University of Tampa’s 2017-2018 Sykes Chapel Concert Artist Series will conclude with a performance by the Philadelphia Brass, called “one of the gems of Philadelphia’s cultural life” by NPR’s Martin Goldsmith. The concert begins at 2 p.m. in the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values and is free and open to the public.The concert will have a special emphasis on American music, featuring works by Jennifer Higdon, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington and Frank Loesser, among others.
“There are a lot of stereotypes and studies that say boys aren’t as good in second language acquisition as females,” said Harrington, who worked with Assistant Professor Andrew DeMil on the research project, “Gender differences in Spanish Language Learning: Speaking Exams,” which they presented at the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference in February and to the UT Board of Trustees March 22.
“We wanted to do a study of our own here at UT. In the previous year (DeMil) had studied reading comprehension of girls versus boys, so we wanted to study speaking this year,” said Harrington, of Maple Grove, MN. “The results were the same though. The boys aren’t any worse, if not the same, as females. They are just extremely underrepresented.”
UT’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center Named “Readers’ Pick” for Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Coolest Office Spaces 2018
The University of Tampa’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center rose to the top as the Readers’ Pick award for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Coolest Office Spaces 2018.More than 5,000 people voted in the poll, with UT receiving 24 percent of the vote.