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School of the Arts

Rex and Alice A. Martin Fellowship in Piano recital

The Rex and Alice A. Martin Fellowship in Piano recital will take place on Friday, January 29 at 7:30 pm in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall.  The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts is pleased to announce that this year’s Martin Fellows in Piano are Ketevan Kartvelishvili, Misun Moon and Anton Zotov; all members of the esteemed Toradze Piano Studio.

Ketevan Kartvelishvili, of Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, started her musical education at the age of seven.  At Tbilisi State Conservatory she earned her Bachelor, Masters and Post Graduate Studies degrees and participated in various solo and chamber concerts, as well as symphony orchestras concerts with conductors such as Jansug Kakhidze and Revaz Takidze.  In 1999 she participated in the 5th Marco Polo International Piano Competition held in Athens, Greece, where she was a third prize winner and a laureate.  In fall 2009 Ketevan Kartvelishvili joined the Toradze Piano Studio to pursue an artist diploma.

Misun Moon was born in Seoul, South Korea and began playing piano at the age of four.  She played her solo recital debut in Inchoen, South Korea and her piano concerto debut at Morse Recital Hall, Lincoln Center, New York at age 16.  Misun received her Bachelor’s degree in 2009 on scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England after having studied at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Mass. as an exchange student in 2007.  Misun has received honors at the 2006 London Paganini Festival and 2007 Messiaen Music Festival in Boston and has performed extensively in London, Seoul, New York and Boston.  She joined the Toradze Piano Studio last fall and is pursuing her Master’s degree.

Anton Zotov was born in Nikolaev, Ukraine.  He started playing piano when he was six years old.  After studying with distinguished teacher of Ukraine, Marina Matveyeva, he received his degree from Nikolaev State Music College.  Zotov came to the United States in 2005 and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, where he studied with Maxim Mogilevsky (Toradze Piano Studio Alumnus) and Thomas Rosenkranz.  Last fall Zotov began studying with the Toradze Piano Studio at Indiana University South Bend, in pursuit of a Master’s degree.

Tickets are available for $3-$10 in advance and $5-$12 at the door.  For more information visit arts.iusb.edu or call the Arts Box Office at 574.520.4203.