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February 13, 2001

Pianist Ruth Morrow will perform in Coastal Carolina Universitys Wall Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert, titled Ragtime II: The Resurgence will feature music by Scott Joplin, Glenn Jenks, Billy Joel, Judith Lang Zaimont and William Albright.

Morrow holds the Dolores P. Bolin and D. Phil and Aurora S. Bolin Chairs of Piano at Midwestern State University (MSU) in Wichita Falls, Texas. A founding faculty member of the Indiana University Piano Academy, Morrow was named Hardin Professor for 1996, which is the highest honor bestowed upon a MSU faculty member.

Morrow has been the artistic committee chair and has led the Education Committee for the Wichita Fall Symphony Orchestra. In addition to serving as soloist and orchestral pianist, she continues to write the program notes and gives pre-concert talks.

Morrow holds a bachelors degree from Whitman College, a master of music from the Eastman School of Music and a doctor of music from Indiana University. After earning her bachelors degree, Morrow was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for the study of piano in Graz, Austria.

For more information, call 349-2015.