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Beth Sorensen
Office of Communications
503/777-7574
beth.sorensen@reed.edu


Chamber music concert on April 25 features works by Knox, Grieg, and Schumann

TITLE:            Spring Chamber Music Concert

WHO:             William Hunt, violinist; Dorothy Lewis, cellist; Cary Lewis, pianist

WHAT:           The trio will perform "Earth, Space, and Time," composed by Charles Knox, on cello and piano; "Sonata No. 3 in C minor," composed by Edvard Grieg, on violin and piano; and "Trio No. 1 in D minor," composed by Robert Schumann, on violin, cello, and piano.

WHEN:           Sunday, April 25, at 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:         Eliot Hall Chapel (third floor, Eliot Hall), Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland.

COST:             The concert is open to the public and admission is free.

CONTACT:   For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website or call Reed's event hotline at (503) 777-7755.

William Hunt is active in the Portland area as a teacher, performer, and Conductor and has maintained a private teaching studio since 1966. He is presently the violin and viola instructor at Reed College and George Fox University. He has been first violinist in the Oregon Bach Festival for seventeen years and Principal Second Violinist with the Portland Baroque Orchestra for eleven years. Hunt gave numerous performances in the western states as a founding member and second violinist for the Oregon String Quartet, in residence at the University of Oregon from 1982-1988. He serves as conductor of the Concert Orchestra with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, and the Chehalem Symphony in Newberg, Oregon. He holds music degrees from the University of Oregon and North Texas State University.

Dorothy Lewis received degrees from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music, where she also earned her Performer's Certificate. At the Hochschule fuer Musik in Vienna she was awarded a diploma "with distinction".  She has played in master classes for Pablo Casals. In recent years she has participated in festivals in Montana, Colorado, Michigan, Hawaii, and Turkey, with additional concerts in Australia, Southeast Asia and South America. She has recorded for the Educo, Orion, Coronet, Musical Heritage Society, ACA, Albany, and Gasparo labels.

Cary Lewis holds degrees from the University of North Texas as well as a doctorate and Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He was a Fulbright scholar for two years in Vienna. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress, the White House, the Kennedy Center, Wigmore Hall in London, the National Philharmonic in Warsaw, and in other music capitals of the United States and Europe. Dr. Lewis recently retired from the faculty of Georgia State University in Atlanta and is now based in the Portland, Oregon area.

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