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Chamber Music at EMF continues with Two Riveting Performances | July 5-6

Eastern Music Festival continues onto its second week with the UNCG Chamber Series and the Carnegie Chamber Series after a week of enchanting performances.  On Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 8pm in Recital Hall at UNCG School of Music, and Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 at 8pm in Carnegie Room, Hege Library, Guilford College EMF faculty will present two chamber concerts to include the works of Ravel, Beethoven, Fauré, Mahler, Still, and Chopin.  Tickets are general admission and may be purchased for $25 at www.EasternMusicFestival.org, the EMF Box Office (232 S. Elm Street), Triad Stage by calling 336.272.0160, and toll free at 866.579.TIXX.

Performed by EMF faculty and guest artists in intimate venues, the concerts provide an opportunity for audiences to be close and personal with the world class musicians EMF welcomes each summer.  A most loved series of the festival, these concerts allow for more unique and exciting repertoire that is not generally performed throughout the year.

Monday’s concert will include Ravel’s Introduction et Allegro, Beethoven’s Serenade for Flute, Violin, and Viola in D major, op.25, and Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, op.15.  EMF faculty members Robert Burkhart, cello, Ann Choomack, flute, Gregory Cox, trombone, Judith Donaldson, clarinet, John Fadial, violin, Mara Gearman, viola, James Giles, piano, Jamie Hofman, viola, Michael Kris, trombone, Penny Thompson Kruse, violin, Anna Kate Mackle, harp, Terry Mizesko, trombone, Yoshikazu Nagai, piano, Jennifer Puckett, viola, Shawn Weil, violin and Rebecca Zimmerman, cello will perform the evening’s repertoire.

Tuesday’s concert will include Mahler’s Piano Quartet in A minor, Still’s Lyric Quartet (Music Portraits of Three Friends), and Chopin’s Piano Trio in G minor, op.8.  Performing faculty members will include Catherine Cary, violin, Neal Cary, cello, Sarah Cote, viola, Danielle Giuderi, cello, Courtney LeBauer, violin, Yoshikazu Nagai, piano, Diane Phoenix-Neal, viola, Jennifer Rickard, violin, Gideon Rubin piano, Beth Vanderborgh, cello, and David Yarbrough, violin.

Do not miss your opportunity to be close and personal with the world class musicians of the EMF faculty.

UNCG School of Music proudly sponsors the UNCG Chamber Series and Guilford College proudly sponsors the Carnegie Chamber Series.

About Eastern Music Festival
The Eastern Music Festival’s mission is to promote musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation, and diversity through a nationally-recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts, and other programs which will enhance the quality of life, health, and vitality of our region.

The Eastern Music Festival and School, founded in 1961 in Greensboro, North Carolina by Sheldon Morgenstern, is an internationally-renowned classical music festival and institute for young musicians that runs for five weeks each summer. The institute accepts students ages 14 through 22 from around the country and the world. The EMF faculty consists of world-class performing artists selected from top orchestras and music schools nationally and internationally.  Gerard Schwarz serves as the music director and principal conductor for the Festival, and also serves as music director of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.  The 2011 season will mark Eastern Music Festival’s 50th anniversary in the Piedmont.

The 2010 season is sponsored in part by the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro, the North Carolina Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, Piedmont Music Center (Steinway Pianos), Continental Airways – the official travel sponsor of EMF, News & Record, the O.Henry and Proximity Hotels – the official hotels of EMF, Print Works Bistro, and WFDD-FM.

Tickets
Tickets are available online 24/7 through the tickets link at www.EasternMusicFestival.org.  Tickets are also available at Eastern Music Festival’s Box Office at Triad Stage (232 S. Elm Street), by calling 336.272.0160, and toll free at 866.579.TIXX.

*Triad Stage service fees will apply to all ticket purchases.

For more information about EMF or its programs or to download the 2010 Season Brochure, please visit www.EasternMusicFestival.org, or call toll-free: 1-877-833-6753

*Dates, programs, venues, and artists are subject to change.
EMF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

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