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Lopez Tabor Duo

Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

7:30pm – 8:30pm


Florida Southern College– Music Department presents

Lopez Tabor Duo – September 23, 2021 – 7:30pm – Free Admission – Masks Required

In person at Branscomb Auditorium / or online at

Alfonso Lopez, violinist, conductor, composer, and teacher, is one of the most versatile and prominent musicians of his generation in Venezuela.  He is the concertmaster of the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra and a professor of violin at the Emil Friedman School. Mr. Lopez received his high school diploma from the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan; then completed a B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) and an M.A. in music from the University of Michigan.

Michelle Tabor, pianist, holds B.F.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in piano and music theory from Tulane University in New Orleans, The University of Denver, and Florida State University, respectively.  She has also pursued her research interests in Latin American art music of the twentieth century and has published articles about the Argentinian composers, Alberto Ginastera and Juan Carlos Paz in the journal, Latin American Music Review of the University of Texas Press.  She has presented lecture/recitals and research papers at national and regional meetings of the College Music Society (CMS), the American Musicological Society, and at a special international conference on Latin American music held in Chicago. She served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Southern Chapter of the CMS from 1997 to 1999, and was a Visiting Assistant Professor of music theory at Florida State University.

Lopez and Tabor have performed in prominent chamber music series and festivals around the world, such as Pro Musica de Camara, the Friedman Festival of Chamber Music, the series Recital con la Sinfonica at the Asociacion Cultural Humboldt, and the Centro Cultural Croata.

Event Location

Branscomb Auditorium – Florida Southern College
Lakeland, Florida, 33801

Event Fees