NEWS
RELEASE

March 3, 2019

THE THIRD SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
Christ Episcopal Church
120 S. New Hampshire Street
Covington, Louisiana 70433

MICHAEL GURT TO PERFORM MARCH 17

Renowned classical pianist Michael Gurt will be the next performer in our Third Sunday Concert Series here at Christ Episcopal Church in Covington. On Sunday, March 17, the award winning classical pianist will present a concert of compositions of Nicolai Medtner, Isaac Albéniz and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Gurt is the Paula Garvey Manship Distinguished Professor of Piano at Louisiana State University. He won First Prize in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition in 1982 and was a prize winner in international competitions in Pretoria, South Africa, and Sydney, Australia. He has performed as soloist with numerous symphony orchestras including Chicago, Philadelphia, Utah, Baltimore, Memphis, Capetown, China, and Natal among others, and has much, much more to his credit!

The concert begins at 5 p.m. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. All concerts in the series are free and followed by a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception in Holzhalb Hall immediately following the concert for audience and performers. Hope you’ll join us!

Christ Episcopal Church, Covington is located at 120 S. New Hampshire Street at the entrance to Bogue Falaya Park. Handicap entrance is available on the Park side of the church.