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All-Steinway Concert
Sunday, October 21, 2007 - 4:00pm
All-Steinway Concert Kicks Off 2007 PSU Weekend

Portland State's School of Fine and Performing Arts presents a gala concert in celebration of its All-Steinway School status. The concert kicks off PSU Weekend, the annual event that welcomes alumni, friends and the greater Portland community to campus.

Featured performers at the concert are PSU faculty members Susan Chan, Lisa Marsh, Connie Titterington and Darrell Grant. The program ranges from classical piano repertoire and contemporary Chinese selections to jazz. Susan Chan, piano area coordinator, will include a sampling of selections she performed in her September Carnegie Hall recital. Jazz Studies professor Darrell Grant will swing with PSU's outstanding jazz students. Advanced piano students will perform, and this year a featured alumnus, guest artist and composer Brad Mersereau '73, will appear.

When: Sunday, October 21, 2007
Where: Lincoln Performance Hall (1620 SW Park)
Time: 4 pm

Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults; $12 for PSUAA members; and $10 for seniors and students. PSU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with PSU ID. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster or by contacting the PSU Box Office in Smith Memorial Student Union at 503-725-3307. For more information, contact Jody Pollak at 503-725-3105. For more information on PSU Weekend visit www.pdx.edu/alumni/psu_weekend.html.

Portland State University joins a select group of only 76 All-Steinway Schools worldwide. All-Steinway status means every piano used at the University, from the school's recital and performance halls to faculty studios and practice rooms is a Steinway, one of the best piano brands in the world. Portland State is the only All-Steinway School in the state of Oregon and the first All-Steinway University in the Northwest. Other universities with All-Steinway status include Oberlin, Yale, Cleveland and Juilliard. For more information on Steinway & Sons please visit www.steinway.com.