International Musicians Visit and Teach

pianistEUGENE, Ore. — Local music lovers and university students got a world-class opportunity a year in the making.

The Eugene Symphony brought in guest conductor Grant Llewellyn and pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi to participate in master classes this week at the Hult Center.

At a class Wednesday, he gave University of Oregon students tips on performance and practice techniques.

“To bring in this level of artist, we’re really privileged to be able to attract them and bring them, and in addition just bring so many educational opportunities to the city,” said Jennifer Diaz, Eugene Symphony Education Director.

The public can watch a special performance with the pair and the Eugene Symphony Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Hult Center in Eugene.

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