Academic Calendar

Guest Artist Recital: Pianist Lina Morita

Date: November 20, 2015
Time: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Category: Fine Arts
Location: Rothwell Recital Hall

The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at LU presents a guest artist recital with pianist Lina Morita at 7:30 p.m, Nov. 20, in the Rothwell Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Morita has performed in various solo and collaborative performances in the US, Brazil, Mexico, France and Czech Republic. Most recently, she has been invited to present recitals in Mexico City at the Museo Mural Diego Rivera and at La Escuela de Musica "Vida y Movimiento" del Centro Cultural Ollin Yoliztli.

Other recent venues in which she has performed include the Music Center at Strathmore in Maryland, Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington DC, National City Christian Church, Church of the Epiphany in Washington DC, Vienna Presbyterian Church in Virginia, and Bertramka House in Prague.

Lina Morita received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music; the Master of Music from Rice University; and the Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University. Her primary studies have been with renowned pedagogue Nelita True, pianist Robert Roux, Edmund Battersby, and French pianist Michel Block.

Morita teaches as an assistant professor of piano at McNeese State University. At McNeese, her primary duties include teaching private piano, class piano and serve as a collaborative pianist for faculty and students. Prior to this position, she taught at the Levine School of Music in Washington DC.

Contact: Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music