Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents The Oracle Trio


Sunday, March 20, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

April, Peter and Kate; the Oracle Trio. August 2, 2007, Eidson-Duckwall Hall.
© Brent Smith 2007


Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents The Oracle Trio

HBMS Faculty Members April Johnson, violin and Peter Seidenberg, cello perform a program of chamber music with Kate Boyd, piano

The Oracle Trio – violinist April Johnson and cellist Peter Seidenberg, both members of the Hoff-Barthelson Faculty – join forces with pianist Kate Boyd for the 2015-2016 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series on Sunday, March 20, at 5:00 p.m. at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.

The Trio will perform a program of chamber music that includes David Macdonald’s Four Pieces for Violin, Cello and Piano; Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Trio élégiaque in G minor, No. 1; Toru Takemitsu’s Between Tides; and the Finale – Allegro assai appassionato from Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49.

Admission to the recital is $18, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge to HBMS students and students 18 years of age and younger. Tickets to a series of three recitals are available at a reduced rate. Tickets can be ordered any time by calling 914-723-1169 or emailing hb@hbms.org and are available for purchase at the door. Program subject to change.

For Additional Information:
For additional information: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

About The Oracle Trio:
Founded in 2005, The Oracle Trio is committed to performing celebrated classics of the chamber music repertoire as well as music of our time. The Oracle Trio has been a featured ensemble at the Heidelberg New Music Festival, the Ohio and Indiana Music Teachers’ Association state conferences, and on concert series at numerous universities and music schools. The Trio has performed works by a number of living composers, including Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Samuel Adler, Marc Mellits, Douglas McConnell, and Daniel Koontz.

With a strong belief in the importance of introducing music to young people, the three versatile members of The Oracle Trio are committed to teaching. Oracle has given numerous performances and workshops in children’s hospitals and educational institutions, where they have witnessed the transformative power of music.

The Trio’s members are April Johnson, violin, Peter Seidenberg, cello and Kate Boyd, piano. Ms. Johnson and Mr. Seidenberg are both members of the Hoff-Barthelson Music School faculty.

About the HB Artist Series:
Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s teaching faculty includes many preeminent performers who hold chairs in prominent New York orchestras, are members of world-class chamber ensembles, and are in international demand as solo artists. Our superb faculty has contributed to the Music School’s national recognition for unsurpassed leadership in music education and performance. Hoff-Barthelson is proud to present these distinguished performers on its annual HB Artists Series. Held in Scarsdale, these recitals guarantee riveting music making of the highest caliber, in an intimate setting, at prices far below those in New York’s major concert halls.

The 2015-2016 HB Artist Series, features nineteen recitals by faculty members in solo performance or with chamber ensembles composed of other faculty members and guest artists.

About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:
One of Westchester County’s most cherished and active cultural resources, Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and outreach for more than half a century.

The HB Artist Series is made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Greenville Community Church
270 Ardsley Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Times: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

$18 - General Admission
$15 - Seniors (65+)
Free - Students (18 and under)

Presenter: Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Presenter Phone: 914-723-1169
Presenter Website: www.hbms.org

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