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Collin Hosts Texas Conservatory for Young Artists

COLLIN HOSTS TEXAS CONSERVATORY FOR YOUNG ARTISTS

June 9, 2005 – Collin County Community College District (Collin) will host the 16th annual Texas Conservatory for Young Artists Sunday, June 19-Sunday, June 26.

The event will feature a who’s who lineup of international pianists in addition to some of the best young pianists from the conservatory at the John Anthony Theatre, located at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

World-class performers are Jay Gottlieb, Kirill Gerstein and Peter Donohoe. Noon collegiate performers are Adam Golka, Michael Sheppard, Ben Kim, Einav Yarden, and Jonathan Ware. All shows are at noon daily except Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.m., Friday, June 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 25 at 8 p.m.

The Conservatory Young Artists recital at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 26 and the Concerto Evening with the Plano Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 are free.

Sunday and evening recitals are $15 for adults and $10 for students or senior citizens. Noon recitals are $5 per person and free for senior citizens. Collin students, faculty and staff may also attend the noon concerts for free.

For more information and ticket reservations call 972.985.0392 or e-mail tcya@flash.net. Visit www.tcya.org for more information.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.