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ACI alum Susanne Skyrm returns to play piano concert May 20

2007. 05. 09.

CALDWELL – Albertson College of Idaho (ACI) alum Susanne Skyrm (Class of '71) will perform a piano concert Sunday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. in Langroise Auditorium on the CofI campus.

The concert is free, and donations will benefit Pet Haven Humane Society in Nampa. Skyrm will play a selection of Latin American piano works.

She teaches studio piano, class piano, and piano literature at the University of South Dakota. Last spring she was named the first recipient of the University of South Dakota's College of Fine Arts Biennial Distinguished Professor Award.

Skyrm has appeared as a piano soloist and collaborative artist throughout the United States and Europe. She specializes in both modern and early piano and combines performing with research interests in Spanish and Latin American keyboard music.

The daughter of Jeanne Skyrm Hayman and the late Richard Skyrm, Susanne holds a BA in music from the College of Idaho, graduating summa cum laude with honors in music. She earned a Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Cincinnati, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Colorado, Boulder.