Chamberosity members (from left): Linda Sinanian, violin, Christine Doré, piano, Jeffrey Forden, horn.
Chamberosity, a dynamic chamber music ensemble, opens the spring 2012 season of The University of Akron's Kulas Concert Series with a concert on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave. The program includes a commissioned work by Cleveland native Eric Ewazen, a faculty member at Juilliard.
Chamberosity features Linda Sinanian, violin, Jeffrey Forden, horn, and Christine Doré, piano. The March 26 program also includes Debussy's Sonate pour violon et piano, Brahms' Trio for Piano, Horn and Violin, Opus 40 in E-flat, and Tartini's Dido Abbandonata Sonata in G minor, Opus I No. 10.
Chamberosity has been the ensemble-in-residence at the Stony Brook Summer Music Festival, the Music At Greenlawn concert series and the Siena Spirituality Center in the Hamptons.
Tickets are $10 for general admission; $8 for seniors, UA faculty, staff, alumni, and parents of current UA students; $5 for non-UA students; and free for UA students who show their Zip Card.
Free parking is available in nearby parking decks and surface lots.
For more information call 330-972-8301, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the School of Music.
Supported by the Cleveland-based Kulas Foundation, the Kulas Concert Series is the UA School of Music’s foremost series and features outstanding guest artists, faculty and students. Also in the Kulas Series this spring:
Sunday, March 25, 3 p.m.
E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall Main Stage, 198 Hill St., on the UA campus
Pianists Philip Thomson, Mayumi Kikuchi, guests Tatsuya Nagashima, Caroline Oltmanns, Danute Liauba, faculty and students play classical, popular and original music on eight massed pianos. Bring the family to a monstrously good time! Professor Galen Karriker conducts. Tickets are $10; $8 seniors and UA faculty/staff/alumni/parents of UA students; and $5 non-UA students; Free for UA students with Zip Card. Open seating. 330-972-7570 or www.UAEVENTS.com.
Paragon Brass Quintet “April Foolishness” with guest composer/arranger Todd Fiegel
Sunday, April 1, 3 p.m.
Stage Door at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., on the UA campus
Paragon Brass, the faculty brass quintet in residence at The University of Akron, reprises the musical shenanigans of its many years together, plus adds new surprises! Silent movie expert and composer/arranger Todd Fiegel joins in the musical, multi-media movie mayhem. Tickets are $10; $8 seniors and UA faculty/staff/alumni/parents of UA students; and $5 non-UA students. Free for UA students with Zip Card. Open seating. Seating is limited — advance purchase recommended. 330-972-7570 or www.UAEVENTS.com.
Dottering Diva — Soprano Jean Blair and Friends
Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m.
Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave., on the UA campus
Diva – yes! Dottering – never! Throughout her 41 years teaching and performing at the UA School of Music, Jean Blair has personified grace, beauty and humor. Join Blair for her final faculty recital. With trumpeter Jack Schantz, saxophonist Rich Shanklin, soprano Patricia LaNasa, pianist Laura Silverman and more. A reception follows. Tickets are $10; $8 seniors and UA faculty/staff/alumni/parents of UA students; and $5 non-UA students. Free for UA students with Zip Card. Open seating. 330-972-8301 or email@example.com.
Media contact: Cyndee Snider, 330-972-5196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.