World-renowned violinist Ilya kaler to perform at SLU _lowres

CUTLINE slu_kaler.jpg RENOWNED VIOLINIST TO PERFORM – Performances by internationally-recognized violinist Ilya Kaler will highlight the Southeastern Louisiana University’s Chamber Orchestra spring concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 25. The concert will be held at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

The Southeastern Louisiana University Chamber Orchestra’s Spring Concert on Monday, April 25, will feature world-renowned violinist Ilya Kaler, a three-time gold medal winner at international competitions.

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. General admission tickets are $12; $8 for faculty, staff and seniors; Southeastern students with their student ID and youngsters 12 and younger are admitted free.

Kaler has won gold medals at three of the world’s prestigious violin competitions: the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Sibelius Competition in Helsinki, and the Paganini Competition in Genoa. She is currently professor of violin at the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago.

For tickets, call (985) 543-4371 or visit columbiatheatre.org. For more information, call (985) 549-2184.