Musical Arts concert scheduled for Jan. 28

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Musical Arts Series will present Maurizio Barbaro, piano, and Rocco Parisi, clarinet, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

This is a Steger/Bass Foundation event. These two Italian artists have won many prizes all over the world.

Barbaro completed his artistic education at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He is on the faculty of the Paganini Conservatory in Genoa, is artist in residence and soloist of the Dumitrescu Philharmonic Orchestra of Valcea, Romania, and teaches at the International Summer Courses in Bergolo.

Parisi earned a degree in bass clarinet at the Rotterdam Conservatorium, a master’s degree in clarinet at the Conservatorio “F. Ghedini” of Cuneo and a Diploma of Honor at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. He is currently professor of clarinet and bass at the conservatory “Antonio Vivaldi” in Alessandria.