University of South Alabama: Jerry Alan Bush, pianist performs the music of David Z. Durant

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Date(s) - February 7, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center


Jerry Alan Bush Performs the Piano Music of David Z. Durant

On Thursday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m., Professor Emeritus of the University of South Alabama Jerry Alan Bush will perform the piano music of David Z. Durant, professor of music. Bush, who in 2013 was named one of the “50 Outstanding Faculty” in the entire history of USA, joined the faculty in 1971 and retired in 2014. Durant joined USA’s music faculty in 2003 and began writing piano music for Bush in 2004. Since then Durant has written seven pieces for Bush which were also dedicated to him. Bush will also be premiering Durant’s most recent piano composition, Apophenia, on the recital. Durant has been composing modern art music for over 40 years. He has composed over 150 works and has had performances in South Korea, Italy, The Netherlands, Mexico, Spain, Northern Ireland, and across the United States.

Tickets for this Musical Arts Series event will be sold at the door only. Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only). Musical Arts Series season passes will of course be honored for admission to this event. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136.

Need directions to Laidlaw? Just go to Google Maps at and enter “USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center.” We’re actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event! Call 251-460-7116 or email Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert! (Pass Holders only please! Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)