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Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
WMC Alumni Hall, McDaniel College
CHAMBER MUSIC AND PIANO CAMP

A special concert during McDaniel's 9th Annual Orchestra Camp, Chamber and Collaborative Piano Studies, a two-week-long resident Music Camp of intensive study of orchestral or piano skills for serious music students aged 12-20.
For more information about the camp visit www.mcdaniel.edu/orchestracamp.

Jeffrey Sharkey, pianist, teacher, composer, chamber musician, is the Director of The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. Cellist Alison Wells has toured throughout Europe and is on the faculty at The Peabody. Jonathan Carney, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster, has toured internationally. Julie Marie Savignon, soloist, chamber musician and teacher, is currently the associate concertmaster of the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra. Violist Jessica Sharkey is the daughter of Jeffrey Sharkey and Alison Wells Sharkey. She is making her Chamber Music on the Hill debut.

Their performance will include Schumann's Piano Quintet and Brahms' Piano and Violin Sonata in G Major.

This concert is underwritten by Inside Directions
Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Decker College Center, McDaniel College
GERDAN

The musicians of Gerdan share their Eastern European multicultural music experience from generation to generation in their worldwide performances, workshops and master classes. Dr Andrei Pidkivka, musician, teacher, and maker of the flutes of his native Ukraine, has performed worldwide, solo and in ballet, theatre, symphonies, and movie scores. Virtuoso violinist Dr. Solomia Gorokhivska is a soloist and chamber musician who has toured internationally. She is a musicologist, journalist, author, teacher and performer of classical, folk, jazz and contemporary music. Born in Brazil, Dr. Richard Miller now teaches at Columbia University in New York City. He performs classical and Eastern-European chango (gypsy) guitar music internationally and is a composer. Mr Branislav Brinarsky, bass, gajdice, vocals, has performed throughout Europe, Asia, and his native Slovakia. He now performs in the East Coast area, including New York City.

Their authentic folk music and original arrangements of classical compositions feature a diversity of native instruments, ornaments, styles and colors, blending melodic ideas and the subtle use of quarter-tones, ranging from intimate meditations to energetic dances.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Decker College Center, McDaniel College
THE WESTMINSTER TRIO with Violist Renate Falkner

The Westminster Trio's dynamic performances have delighted audiences throughout and beyond the Mid-Atlantic region. Violinist, Melissa Zaraya, long-time member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has also performed extensively in South America, Spain, and the Far East. Cellist Esther Mellon joined the Buffalo Philharmonic before coming to the Baltimore Symphony. In 1982, she was awarded a grant from the Kennedy Center Committee for Cultural Diversity in the Arts. Dr. David Kreider, McDaniel College Music Faculty member, is the founder and Artistic Director of Chamber Music on the Hill. He has performed solo and with duos and trios over the past twenty years. His repertoire includes compositions from Mozart to 20th century jazz and much in between. Violist Renate Falkner performs extensively as a chamber and orchestral musician throughout the U.S. and Europe, and is on faculty of the Connecticut School of Music.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
(Rescheduled from November 10, 2013. November 10 tickets will be honored May 17.)
Decker College Center, McDaniel College
NANCY ROLDÁN and JOSÉ MIGUEL CUETO

Acclaimed pianist Dr. Nancy Roldán, performs throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Latin America, including her native Argentina. She taught at The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, is President of the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the American Liszt Society, and is founder/director of the Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition, held at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Violinist José Miguel Cueto has toured worldwide as a chamber musician and soloist with orchestras, and 'a duo' with Nancy Roldán. He is concertmaster of Concert Artists of Baltimore Orchestra and is on faculty at The Peabody.

The music of this concert will include works by Beethoven, Piazzolla, Poulanc, and Turina.

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