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Robert Pruzin Memorial Celebration

Join us on Sunday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. as we celebrate Robert "Bob" Pruzin through music and memories.

It is with a profoundly heavy heart that the USC School of Music said farewell to our dear friend, colleague and mentor to so many music students, Associate Dean Robert Pruzin. Bob passed away on Tuesday October 29, 2013.
Please join us as we celebrate Robert "Bob" Pruzin through music and memories at the USC School of Music Recital Hall. There is no cost to attend, but space is limited. To attend, rsvp by January 17 to Pruzin Celebration RSVP.
Mr. Pruzin, an inspiration and mentor for many young musicians across the state and nation, was professor of horn at the University of South Carolina School of Music. He also served as the associate dean, director of undergraduate studies, and director of advisement and student teaching. He would have served the University of South Carolina for 36 years at the conclusion of this academic year in May 2014.
Mr. Pruzin was the Principal Horn in the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra for 33 years as well as the Augusta Symphony Orchestra. From 1993-2003, he was the artist-in-residence at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts. He was also the creator, producer and artist performer of a program, "Bring Mozart Alive!" Dressed as a court musician in the time of Mozart, Mr. Pruzin performed for more than 20,000 elementary school children throughout the Carolinas, educating future musical audiences about the work of this great composer.
Visit Pruzin Stories – a wonderful tribute on Facebook. Students, alumni, colleagues and friends share their favorite "Pruzin stories."

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