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Rodrigue Studios to donate pianos to LSU School of Music

2 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 25 2014 Nov 25, 2014 November 25, 2014 10:06 AM November 25, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - George Rodrigue Studios announced Tuesday they will donate 15 Steinway practice pianos to the LSU School of Music & Dramatic Arts.

The pianos, valued at $125,000, will be unveiled during a a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 1 that will include brief remarks from representatives of the renowned Louisiana artist's Foundation of the Arts. The ceremony is open to the public and will also include a performance by Kana Ishii, a student at the LSU School of Music, who will play the iconic "Blue Dog Piano" for the assembled crowd.

The event starts at 12:00 p.m. at the School of Music on LSU's campus. The school is located at the corner of Dalrymple Drive and Infirmary Road, near the North Gates of LSU.

 

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