World-renowned pianist to perform at Harding University

SEARCY, Ark.-Celebrated pianist Jura Margulis will perform April 13 at
7:00 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium at Harding University as
part of the Classical Lyceum Series.

Margulis is a professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville,
Ark. He has performed with orchestras around the world, including the
Russian National Orchestra and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. He has
played in major cities across the U.S. and Europe and has recorded
seven CDs.

He is executive director of the International Piano Academy, a summer
master class in Germany, and artistic director of the Fulbright
Concert Competition, an international piano contest in Fayetteville.

“This is an opportunity for our students and for the community to
attend an outstanding artistic event,” said Dr. Cliff Ganus, director
of the Classical Lyceum Series.

The program will feature works by Frederic Chopin, Claude Debussy and
Franz Liszt. Admission is $2 and open to the public.

The Classical Lyceum Series has been bringing performers to Harding
for more than 50 years. The series usually has two different
attractions each semester.

Harding had a record enrollment this year of more than 6,500 students
from 48 states and 52 foreign countries. It is the largest private
university in Arkansas and attracts more National Merit Scholars than
any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains
campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France/Switzerland, Greece,
Italy and Zambia.