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Music of the night

Pianist Illya Filshtinskiy, originally from Kharkov, Ukraine, performs with the Ohio University Southern Campus Activities Band Thursday night during the school’s "Potpourri" concert.

Friday, December 07, 2001

Pianist Illya Filshtinskiy, originally from Kharkov, Ukraine, performs with the Ohio University Southern Campus Activities Band Thursday night during the school’s "Potpourri" concert. The 15-year-old musician studies under Russian conservatory trained musician Nina Polonsky in Columbus, and husband and wife pair Eugene and Elizabeth Pridonoff of the University of Cincinnati. Filshtinskiy has studied piano since he was 6 years old and has trained with the flute since age 8. He is the son of Ironton native David Burwell and Elena Filshtinskiy-Burwell.