UF piano festival showcases international talent
Dana Lewin / WUFT-FM
Valeria Diaz, one of the competitors in the International Music Festival sponsored by the University of Florida's College of Music this week.
The University of Florida International Music Festival hosted by the College of Music has been going on all week. Students from around the world have come to the college to seek professional guidance from internationally acclaimed professors of piano. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dana Lewin tells us about one exceptional student at the festival, Valeria Diaz, who comes from South America.
The public is invited to hear some of the top competitors in the International Music Festival at two recitals tomorrow beginning at 1:30 in University Auditorium on the UF campus.
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