Pianist Angelica Sánchez will perform at Northwestern State University Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
Sánchez, who earned her master’s degree at Northwestern State studying with NSU Associate Professor of Piano Dr. Francis Yang, will play Ecuadorian folkloric dance for piano. After the performance at NSU, she will perform for the Embassy of Ecuador in New York City.
Sánchez is a professor at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Cuenca and leads research projects in the graduate department at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Cuenca where she earned her degree. As a performer, Sánchez has played throughout Ecuador, Argentina, Chile and the United States.
Sánchez was the pioneer in the implementation of Group Piano Laboratory for students of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Cuenca, as well as in the creation of piano programs for the Conservatory of Music José María Rodríguez.