decorative image of onalbayeva_600 , Auto Draft 2019-09-13 10:40:38 Published: 09-13-2019

Acclaimed pianist Kadisha Onalbayeva will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Pensacola State College.

Onalbayeva’s performance is part of the Sid and Jeannie Kamerman Piano Series. Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, is on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd.

The first pianist from Kazakhstan to be named a Steinway Artist, she has participated in international new music festivals and performances as a piano soloist and chamber musician all over the world.

Born in Kazakhstan, Onalbayeva began her musical training at age 5.

After graduating from the Jubanov School, she entered the Kurmangazy National Conservatory of Music where she received the President’s Award for Young Artists and Chevron’s Award for Talented Students in piano and composition.

She also earned two master of music degrees in composition and piano performance from the University of New Orleans, and a doctoral of musical arts in piano performance from Louisiana State University.

Tickets are $11, adults; $9, seniors, children, non-PSC students and children; $7 for PSC Seniors Club members, PSC Alumni Association members, and PSC faculty and staff.

Admission is free for PSC students with current ID, tickets must be picked up from the Lyceum Ticket Office.

Purchase tickets online at or at the Lyceum Box Office, Building 8, Room 861, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets also are available at the door, one hour before a performance.

For reservations or more information, call the Lyceum Box Office at 850-484-1847.