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Published: March 28, 2016

UT’s Trio de Minaret to Perform March 29

On Tuesday, March 29, The University of Tampa’s Trio de Minaret will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Salon. The concert is free and open to the public.

Trio de Minaret is comprised of Lei Liu, violin; Lowell Adams, cello; and Grigorios Zamparas, piano. The trio will perform Johannes Brahms’ Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8 in B Major; Richard Strauss’ Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 18 in E-flat Major; and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Seven Variations for Cello and Piano (based on a duet theme from Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute).

Liu teaches violin at UT and is assistant concert master for the Florida Orchestra. He was previously a member of the Florida Symphony Orchestra in Orlando and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.

Adams is an instructor of cello at UT, the assistant principal cellist for the Florida Orchestra and the principal cellist of the Lake George Opera in Saratoga Springs, NY. He was an artist-in-residence with the Esterhazy Quartet at the University of Missouri-Columbia and was a member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for the 1996-1997 season.

Zamparas is an associate professor of music and director of piano studies at UT. He is an active concert pianist and performs both as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles. He has given master classes around the world.

For more information, contact the music office at (813) 253-6212 or

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