Park University’s International Center for Music Features Students in Young Artist Showcase

Friday, April 11, 2014


April 11, 2014 — Students from Park University’s International Center for Music will be featured in the ICM’s Young Artist Showcase concert on Saturday, April 26, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the concert, which concludes the ICM’s 2013-14 Concert Series, is free and open to the public.

The concert, which will highlight the University’s exceptionally gifted student artists, will also include performances from ICM graduates and former students of Park’s Youth Conservatory for Music. Scheduled to perform in the concert are:
     •  Laurel Gagnon, violin, applied music/strings major from Hooksett, N.H., performing “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28,” by Camille Saint-Saëns
     •  Sunnat Ibragimov, cello, 2012 graduate and current graduate student in cello performance from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, performing “Fantasiestṻcke, Op. 73,” by Robert Schumann
     •  Maria Ioudenitch, violin, Overland Park, Kan. (attends The Barstow School, Kansas City, Mo.; she is a former YCM student and daughter of Stanislav Ioudenitch, associate professor of music/piano and winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition), performing “Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25” by Pablo de Sarasate and George Bizet
     •  Mansur Kadirov, cello, senior applied music/strings major from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, performing “Suite Populaire Española,” by Ludwig van Beethoven
     •  David Radzynski, violin, graduate student in violin performance and ICM teaching assistant, Columbus, Ohio, performing “Tzigane,” by Maurice Ravel

Pianist Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, ICM instructor of music/piano, will accompany the student performances.

A student chamber music concert, featuring the ICM String Quartet and Piano Quartet, will be held on Saturday, May 3, starting at 7:30 p.m., in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel.


Please note: Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel has restricted physical access. Park University wants to make available to everyone access to all programs and activities conducted in this building. Requests for physical access accommodations should be addressed in a timely manner to Park University’s Office of Campus Safety at (816) 584-6444. Park University will make all reasonable modifications to ensure that individuals with physical challenges have an equal opportunity to enjoy all programs and activities.