Israeli-American pianist Tali Morgulis, a “pianistic firecracker” hailed for performances “full of power and emotion,” delivers vivid, imaginative programs to an ever-growing international audience. Dr. Morgulis, who is associate professor of piano at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, is widely hailed for her performances of standard repertoire as well as her passion for chamber music and contemporary works. She has performed with many of the world’s leading orchestras, ensembles and soloists in some of the most prestigious concert halls. Her playing can be heard can be heard on IPA Classics, and also a new solo CD of Brazilian and Argentinian piano music that was released by Delos in 2013. Her LSU recital will include works by Marcus Karl Maroney, Chopin, Beethoven and American composer George Crumb’s kaleidoscopic masterpiece A Little Midnight Music � Ruminations on ‘Round Midnight’ by Thelonius Monk. On September 16 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the School of Music Recital Hall, Dr. Morgulis will present a lecture on modern piano techniques followed by a piano master class, both of which are open to the public.