School of Music to Present Guest Recital
October 20, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On Sunday, Oct. 31, the Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will
present the guest recital of Richard Shuster. The event, which is free and open to
the public, will take place at 3 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210
Park St., Bloomington).
Shuster, an associate professor of music and coordinator of piano studies at Texas
Woman’s University, will perform selected nocturnes by Gabriel Faure. The performance
will consist of eight pieces with an intermission after the first four.
A recipient of the Fulbright Grant for study at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest,
Hungary, Shuster has performed throughout the United States and abroad. The music
fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota has also recently recognized his accomplishments in the
arts, naming him a national arts associate.
Shuster received a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Indiana University
in Bloomington, Ind., and a master’s degree and doctorate from the Eastman School
of Music, in Rochester, New York.
Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181