Piano lecture plays its way to campus

For Immediate Release: Sept. 23, 2015

BLOOMSBURG— Charisse Baldoria, assistant professor of music, theatre and dance, will discuss Southeast Asia and the piano on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, at Bloomsburg University.

This lecture-recital will examine issues of exoticism, colonialism and nationalism through an exploration of the Southeast Asian gong-chime ensemble, known as gamelan. Baldoria is an international prize-winning Filipino pianist and scholar whose repertoire ranges from the traditional classics to Hispanic and Southeast Asian music.

Examples will be provided through live performance and multimedia. This event is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts’ Institute for Culture and Society.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.