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Released 6/18/05 Miami, Florida – 1. Japanese double bassist Shigeru Ishikawa and Chinese pianist Tao Lin will perform a recital on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. The recital will include works from Beethoven, Bach and Schubert, among others. Admission to the event is free and will take place at the Victor Clarke Recital Hall at the University of Miami (5501 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables). The concert is organized by the Consulate General of Japan in Miami in collaboration with the Florida Delegation of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association and the Florida-China Association, Inc. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call #(305)530-9090 (Consulate General of Japan). 2. Double bassist Shigeru Ishikawa was born in Tokyo, Japan. He studied at the Juilliard School in New York where he received his Masters of Music degree. He previously served as the principal bass of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, New World Symphony and guest principal bass with the New Japan Philharmonic. He is currently the artist faculty of double bass at the Lynn Conservatory of Music and faculty at Florida Atlantic University. 3. Pianist Tao Lin was born in Shanghai, China. He was admitted to the Shanghai Conservatory at the age of eight. He moved to South Florida in 1990 to study at the Harid Conservatory and the University of Miami. He has won many competitions and awards and has participated in numerous music festivals.