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It’s probably one of the boldest, most challenging thesis statements ever at the University of South Florida, as an honors student creates a musical. Not a one-man, one-act performance, but a full-on, two-hour original production involving a cast and crew of sixty people! This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you a look at Inertia: The Musical and introduces you to the man behind it, Chris Sgammato.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Ron Jones, Dean of the USF College of the Arts, says the inspiration for USF becoming an All-Steinway School came to USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft from a Sunday morning news program.
Leah Dodds & Agnieszka Zick, USF first year Master’s students in Piano Performance, talk about the benefits of practicing and playing on a Steinway.
A performance of Liszt’s Second Hungarian Rhapsody on a pair of Steinway pianos by Leah, Agnieszka & fellow first year Master’s student Jana Ceteleva, along with Miroslava Panayotova, a USF graduate who’s now teaching at the School of Music.
For more information
USF School of Music
Inertia: The Musical
Ashleigh Gallant, Director Marketing & Communications, USF College of the Arts