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UPCOMING CONCERTS

 

Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

The Forum in Decker College Center, McDaniel College

 

8 STRINGS AND 88 KEYS

 

The concert will feature David Kreider, piano; Maxim Kozlov, cello and Nicholas Currie, violin.

 

Dr. David Kreider, director of Keyboard Studies at McDaniel College, is the founder and artistic director of Chamber Music On The Hill.  His solo recitals have included performances at Wigmore Hall (London), the Musikverein (Vienna), and Carnegie Recital Hall (New York).

 

Maxim Kozlov has extensive international solo and orchestral experience.  He received his Master of Music Education from the prestigious Moscow Conservatory and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the equally renowned Peabody Institute.

 

Canadian-born violinist Nicholas Currie is the Assistant Concertmaster of Concert Artists of Baltimore, Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, and Concertmaster of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony.  He is an adjunct lecturer at McDaniel College, University of Maryland, Baltimore College, and as a private instructor.

 


 

Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

The Forum in Decker College Center, McDaniel College

 

6IXWIRE

 

The concert will feature Delaware music faculty members Xiang Gao, violin, and Cathy Yang, erhu, with Matthew Brower, piano.

 

Erhu (Chinese violin) and the western violin are both essential leading instruments in the east and the west.  Inspired by Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Project, 6ixwire Project, a crossover duet, was founded by two soloists on the two instruments, Xiang Gao and Cathy Yang.  This U.S. based ensemble has created many multimedia productions that showcased their capability of producing inter-disciplinary concerts celebrating the humanities and their diversity while transforming the way classical music is experienced. 6ixwire’s repertoire covers original and arranged compositions of many styles of music ranging from western classical, contemporary classical, folk, to pop and funk Jazz.  Joining Yang and Gao for the concert will be pianist Matthew Brower

 

Audience members will have the chance to dine with the musicians during a special pre-concert Asian-themed dinner that begins at 5:00 p.m.

For more information on the optional dinner, including the cost, call 443-895-5199.

 


 

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. (Snow Date: March 12 at 3:00 p.m.)

The Forum in Decker College Center, McDaniel College

 

McDANIEL COLLEGE FACULTY CONCERT

 

This concert will feature the McDaniel College Music faculty in a concert of strings, piano, and voice.  It will feature Kyle Engler, Nicholas Currie, Tim Anderson, David Kreider, and Donald Horneff.

 

Mezzo-soprano Kyle Engler has been praised for her extreme versatility in opera, oratorio, and chamber music. Ms. Engler has been a featured soloist with many orchestras and is currently the Director of Vocal Studies at McDaniel College.  She also teaches voice at Towson University.

 

Canadian-born violinist Nicholas Currie is the Assistant Concertmaster of Concert Artists of Baltimore, Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, and Concertmaster of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony.  He is an adjunct lecturer at McDaniel College, University of Maryland, Baltimore College, and as a private instructor.

 

Cellist and composer Tim Anderson has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Austria.  He is music director of the Concord Ensemble which appeared on the “Today Show” and in the movie “The Visiting.”  Tim is a member of the Lancaster Symphony and the Live Wire String Quartet and is presently cello instructor at McDaniel College and Harford Community College.

 

Pianist Don Horneff teaches piano, harpsichord, brass pedagogy and electronic music at McDaniel College.  He performs solo, in duos, and in trios extensively throughout the mid-Atlantic Region.  Mr. Horneff is also the Director of Music and organist at Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Hanover, PA.

 

David Kreider, piano, director of Keyboard Studies at McDaniel College, is the founder and artistic director of Chamber Music On The Hill.  Over the past twenty-five years, he has appeared as pianist with many different chamber ensembles.  His solo recitals have included performances at Wigmore Hall (London), the Musikverein (Vienna), and Carnegie Recital Hall (New York). 

 


 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

WMC Alumni Hall, McDaniel College

 

MUSIC FOR A SUMMER NIGHT

 

A special concert (OPEN to the public) during McDaniel College's

Orchestra and Piano Studies Camp

(Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/orchestracamp)

 

This concert will feature Julius Wirth, viola, and Michael Sheppard, piano

 

Julius Wirth, Principal Violist of the Harrisburg Symphony and the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, has won numerous awards and made solo appearances with the St. Cecelia Orchestra, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Concertante, and the Lakeland Symphony. He is also a member of the Baltimore Opera Orchestra.  Mr. Wirth was violist/violinist for the Broadway production of The Flower Drum Song.

 

Already known as a pianist of dazzling virtuosity, Michael Sheppard is also spreading his wings as a composer, arranger and transcriber.  Mr. Sheppard made his US debut at the Kennedy Center and has since performed standard piano repertoire with numerous orchestras.  He enjoys performing chamber music with Baltimore Symphony Principal cellist Dariusz Skorazewski and Hong Kong Philharmonic Concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich in the Monument Trio and he is also a teacher at the Baltimore School for the Arts.