Gastesi-Bezerra Duo perform From the Faraway Nearby on Florida’s Anna Maria Island November 23

GastesiBezerraDuo The Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra will be performing selections from my suite of pieces for piano four-hands From the Faraway Nearby, inspired by paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church on Florida’s Anna Maria Island on Friday, November 23 at 3:00 p.m. Other composers on the program include Mozart and Debussy, plus contemporary duets by Marlene Woodward-Cooper (Deceptions), and Ronaldo Miranda (Variações Sérias).

Gastesi-Bezerra’s upcoming season will take them to Las Vegas, Washington D.C., Miami and Gainesville, and a tour of Serbia in December and of Brazil in June 2008.

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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