News and Upcoming UConn Music Events
Jeffrey Renshaw, Greg Case and Kenneth Fuchs
Kenneth Fuchs with conductor Jeffrey Renshaw and soloist Greg Case following their performance of Rush (Concerto for Saxophone and Band) with the United States Coast Guard Band, New London, Connecticut, June 9, 2013. The band also performed Fuchs's fanfare for brass and percussion From the Field to the Sky.
Amphion String Quartet Performance
Sunday, June 23 at 4p.m in Storrs Congregational Church
The famed Amphion String Quartet will perform a memorial concert for artist Eda Easton (1937 – 2013). The program includes Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1 (1808); Edvard Grieg's String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27; and Schubert's unfinished quartet in C minor, D. 703. Admission to this concert is free, and it is open to all lovers of good classical music. Donations may be made at the concert, in cash or by check, to one of Eda’s favorite charities, Doctors without Borders. The Amphion String Quartet is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the finest in the US. It is represented by the Concert Artists Guild, New York.
New Violin Professor for the UConn Department of Music
The Department of Music is proud to announce that Salley Koo will join the UConn Music Faculty beginning Fall 2013, as Instructor of Violin and Chamber Music. Ms. Koo is an active soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Read her bio here. Prospective students are encouraged to contact her through her website: www.salleykoo.com
Dan Campolieta graduated from UConn in 2008 with a B.M. in organ performance and B.S. Music Education. Above is an organ music video Dan put together of Bach's Toccata in F Major, BWV 540.
David France is a UCONN music graduate. His after-school music program in Roxbury, MA is inspiring dozens of inner city kids (and us!). Check out this latest news clip from NBC news! David, we are so proud of you! View here