Pianist to perform for arts show
Published 3:45 am Monday, January 22, 2007
from staff reports
The Brewton Council of the Arts will present Bob Geresti, world-renowned piano soloist, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jefferson Davis Community College's Woodfin Patterson Auditorium.
Geresti will be performing Broadway, Christmas, movie themes, hymns, wedding and original piano music.
Geresti is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and began studying music at the age of 10. He went on to study piano performance at West Virginia University. He has numerous albums and singles available and does not limit himself to one particular type of music. His albums are played in airports, major shopping malls, restaurants and many other public places.
His “Speak Softly To Me” album is in the top 25 list of best sellers in the QRS Catalogue.
The corporate sponsors of the performance are Bank of Brewton, BankTrust of Brewton, Brewton Medical Center, Citation/Alabama Ductile, The Curtis Finlay Foundation, First Progressive Bank, Hines Realty, The Leigh Place, Natural Decorations, Inc., Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Stokes &Stokes, P.C., Surgical Associates of South Alabama, T.R. Miller Mill Company and Earl H. Weaver Management Services.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students. Call Tammy Robinson at 867-8227 for more information.