October 28, 2011
Born in Quito, Ecuador, Washington García holds a bachelor of music degree from the National Conservatory of Music in Ecuador, and master’s and doctoral degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. He has been an active recitalist, soloist, and lecturer in prestigious venues in Switzerland, Austria, France, Spain, Hungary, Canada, Israel, Chile, Mexico, Ecuador, Japan, China, Indonesia, Singapore, and the United States.
Dr. García served in the faculty of the Peabody Preparatory Department of the Johns Hopkins University and is currently Associate Professor of Piano at Texas State University-San Marcos, where he is the chair of the piano department and Founder and Director of the Texas State International Piano Festival. He also teaches at the Austin Chamber Music Festival.
Upcoming engagements include performances in Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, Texas, Canada, Ecuador, and Taiwan.
All performances will be at 7:30 p.m. in McCray Recital Hall on the PSU campus.
Tickets are available at no charge to full-time PSU students with valid student ID.