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Ray Luck, piano

Ray Luck

Born in Guyana, South America, Ray Luck studied at the Royal College of Music in London and later at the Paris Conservatoire where he won first prizes in piano and chamber music. Subsequently he was awarded a Countess of Munster scholarship to study with the British pianist, Denis Matthews. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from London University and in 1978 he received the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University.

After emerging as a prizewinner at the Geneva International Piano Competition in 1967, Ray Luck performed widely in Europe, North America, South America, and the Caribbean. He has appeared as soloist with the Suisse Romande Orchestra and the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. Recent concerts include solo recitals at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, the Holywell Music Room at Oxford University, and at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Luck is currently an associate professor at Randolph-Macon Women's College in Lynchburg, Virginia.

November 6, 1983