‘A Night of Piano Music’ at ABAC First Tuesday Concert

TIFTON — Three amazing pianists will exhibit a full range of functions in “A Night of Piano Music” in the First Tuesday Concert on Feb. 6 in 7 p.m. in the Annals of Faiths in Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.   This concert is open to the general public at no charge.

Pianists Andy Lagrimas and Adam Booher will cover the whole spectrum of classical music, from Baroque to Modern, in bits composed for solo pianists and four-handed piano duets. The show will contain ABAC alumnus Avery Atnip.

“My colleague and I will be doing works by Scarlatti, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy, and Brahms.” Lagrimas stated.

Lagrimas obtained his Ph.D. in Piano and Music Education from Florida State University (FSU) in 2016.   He’s now in his second year in ABAC as a assistant professor of piano and theory.  

A native of Nashville, Tenn., Booher began studying piano at age eight.   He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University and his master’s degree from FSU.   Booher currently teaches piano and music theory at Florida College.

Atnip obtained his associate degree from ABAC in 2015 and is currently a senior music major in the Armstrong campus of Georgia Southern University.

The First Tuesday series, currently in its 16th year, features regional professional musicians on the first Tuesdays of five weeks during the year. Dr. Susan Roe, head of the ABAC Department of Fine Arts, is that the Very First Tuesday program director.  

To Learn More on this First Tuesday Concert Series, touch Roe in sroe@abac.edu.