PULLMAN, Wash. – The faculty piano duo 88 Squared will be featured soloists with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Schuler Performing Arts Center at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene.
 
Jeffrey and Karen Savage, assistant professors in the School of Music at Washington State University, also will present the premier of a work written for them at the WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music in February. They will present the Asian and Canadian premiers of the work, as well.
 
The award-winning duo will perform the “Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos in Eb Major” in Coeur d’Alene.
 
February’s premier work was written by Lowell Liebermann, an internationally renowned composer. The piece was commissioned by 88 Squared with grants and support from the National Federation of Music Clubs, Artist Trust, Washington State Music Teachers Association and the WSU School of Music and College of Liberal Arts.