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"Poetry and Perfume: A Chamber Music Concert, " Sunday, February 20 at Reed College
TITLE: Poetry and Perfume: A Chamber Music Concert
WHAT: A chamber music concert featuring flutist Marcy Lohman, violinist William Hunt, cellist Dorothy Lewis, and pianist Cary Lewis.
WHEN: 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 20, 2005
WHERE: Reed College, Eliot Hall Chapel
COST: $10 general admission, $5 for students and seniors.
CONTACT: For more information, please consult the Reed events website or call the Reed events line at 503/777-7755.
Deux Interludes for flute, violin, and piano Jacques Ibert
Sonata for Cello and Piano
Claude Debussy Prologue Serenade et Final
Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 100 in A Major
Johannes Brahms Allegro amabile Andante tranquillo - vivace
Six Haiku for alto flute and viola
Lauren A. Whiteman
Trio Op. 76 in b minor for piano, violin, and cello
Lento - allegro molto moderato
Lento - andante mosso
Marcy Lohman is a Portland, Oregon flutist, teacher, adjudicator, clinician, and conductor. She has performed with several of Oregon's well-known musical groups including the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival, Oregon Shakespearean Festival, and on baroque flute with Portland Pro Musica. Her primary musical interests are performing chamber music with friends, private teaching, and conducting flute choirs. In addition to conducting the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Flute Choir, she is Founder and Director of Flute Circle for high school and adult flutists. Ms. Lohman has taught flute at Reed College for over twenty years, and maintains a private studio. Several of her students have been semi-finalists and finalists in national and international competitions and have careers as professional flutists. She holds a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance, and studied with flute legends Julius Baker and Marcel Moyse.
William Hunt is active in the Portland area as a teacher, performer, and conductor. He is presently the violin and viola instructor at Reed College and George Fox University. He has been concertmaster of the Denton (Texas) Bach Society, Eugene Symphony, and Oregon Mozart Players, first violinist in the Oregon Bach Festival for seventeen years, and Principal Second Violinist with the Portland Baroque Orchestra for eleven years. He gave numerous concerts in the western states as founding member and second violinist in the Oregon String Quartet in residence at the University of Oregon from 1982-1988. Performances on baroque and classical violin have included concerts on the popular "Papa Haydn" series with fortepianist Bonnie Garrett, and in 1995 and 1996 he performed concerts in Austria with the early music ensemble, Allora. Past teaching appointments include ten years in the public schools. He serves as conductor of the Concert Orchestra of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, and the Chehalem Symphony Orchestra at George Fox University. He has music degrees from the University of Oregon and North Texas State University, and has studied baroque violin in London with Michaela Comberti and Simon Standage. His violin and viola were made in Mittenwald, Germany by his friend Anton Sprenger.
Dorothy Lewis has toured extensively in cello recitals with her husband pianist Cary Lewis. The couple joins William Preucil (concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra) as members of the Lanier Trio, which was recently featured on NPR's Saint Paul Sunday broadcast. Their recording of the complete Dvorak Trios was honored by TIME magazine as one of the ten best music recordings of any kind in 1993. She 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". Her teachers include Oliver Edel, Ronald Leonard, Richard Krotschak, and she 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 Educo, Orion, Coronet, Musical Heritage Society, ACA, Albany, and Gasparo labels.
Cary Lewis is in constant demand as a collaborative pianist for soloists and chamber music groups. He joins William Preucil (concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra) and Dorothy Lewis as members of the Lanier Trio, which recently was featured on NPR's Saint Paul Sunday broadcast. Their recording of the complete Dvorak Trios was honored by TIME magazine as one of the ten best music recordings of any kind in 1993. With 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. His teachers included Eugene List, Brooks Smith, and Dieter Weber. 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. In recent years he has participated in festivals in Montana, Colorado, Michigan, Hawaii, and Turkey, with additional concerts in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America. He has recorded works from the standard literature as well as music by American composers on the Turnabout, Vanguard, Educo, Coronet, Crystal, Orion, Musical Heritage Society, ACA, Albany, and Gasparo labels.
Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, is an undergraduate institution of the liberal arts and sciences dedicated to sustaining the highest intellectual standards in the country. With an enrollment of about 1,360 students, Reed ranks third in the undergraduate origins of Ph.D.s in the United States and second in the number of Rhodes Scholars from a liberal arts college (31 since 1915). For more information, visit www.reed.edu.