FHSU to host the Cottonwood Artist Series

01/26/12 jb

HAYS, Kan. -- Two great musical performers, Eric Fritz and the Strung Out Trio, will perform as part of the Cottonwood Artist Series presented by the Fort Hays State University Department of Music and Theatre.

Fritz, a tuba player from Hutchinson, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Palmer Recital Hall located in Malloy Hall, room 115, on campus.

Fritz received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Southern California and went on for his Master of Music from the Juilliard School. He currently teaches at the University of Veracruz School of Music and the Instituto Superior de Musica del Estado de Veracruz, in Salamanca, Spain. He will be accompanied by Priscilla Hearn.

The Strung Out Trio is Nathanael May, pianist; Matt Gould, guitar; and Beth Schneider-Gould, violin. The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall. Strung Out Trio has performed in Turkey, Cypress, Italy and throughout the United States. They have received four Grammy nominations and were awarded a prestigious Barlow Commissioning Grant in 2011.

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