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Leopoldo Erice presents an evening of music
Leopoldo Erice, Assistant Professor of Performing Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah (AUS), enthralled an audience with an evening of music by Beethoven, Brahms, Schönberg and Schubert on October 16, 2012.
"It was an honor for me to perform this beautiful program at AUS and I was very pleased with the audience," said Dr. Erice. "I am happy to see that the Performing Arts Program at AUS is growing, and that it is doing so in a good direction and with a steady and firm pace."
Dr. Erice is a Spanish pianist born in Madrid in 1977. He studied music in his home country with José Ramón Martínez Reyero, Beata Monstavicius, and Joaquín Soriano (Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid); in Holland with Rian de Waal (Koninklijk Konservatorium in The Hague); and, as a fellow of the prestigious "la Caixa" Foundation Fellowship Program (Spain), in the US with Leonard Hokanson and Emile Naoumoff (Indiana University). He has won several prestigious national and international prizes, among which the "Ciudad de Albacete" and the "Acisclo Fernández" stand out. He has performed numerous recitals and concerts in Europe, the two Americas, Asia and Africa and is the founder and director of the Festival Internacional de Música Clásica de Ribadeo (Spain).