Mary Kathleen Ernst has received critical acclaim as “a vigorous advocate” of music by women composers. Among her many awards are top prizes at Spain’s Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition and a United States Information Service award for Outstanding Artistic and Human Qualities. In the United States, Ernst has been presented by the Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress in Washington, DC, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, National Public Radio and Television, Voice of America, and the Spanish Ministry of Culture. She has received major grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest, the Washington DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Her fourth CD, Tower of the Eight Winds, features music by Judith Shatin, released by Innova Records in 2011. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ernst served on the faculties of the University of Virginia and Shepherd University in West Virginia. She is active in bringing music to all levels of education. Visit www.MaryKathleenErnst.com to learn more.
March 2, 2012
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus Music Center, located at 6605 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg
$10.00-tickets are only available at the door. Free for SPC students and staff with ID.
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