College of Arts News
Final Faculty Concert of Kent/Blossom Music Season on Aug. 4Posted Jul. 29, 2010
The Cleveland Orchestra Trio performs in the final Kent/Blossom Music concert of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall at the Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music.
The program includes the Martinu Sonata for Piano and Flute, Brahms Trio for Piano, Horn and Violin in E flat major opus 40, and Schubert’s Piano Trio in B flat opus 99. Featured musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra are Principal Horn Richard King, Principal Flute Joshua Smith and Associate Concertmaster Jung-Min Amy Lee.
“Our summer intensive has produced some incredible musicians in its 43-year history,” said Kent State School of Music Director Denise Seachrist. “As a matter of fact, Kent/Blossom alum Phil Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet just received his 10th Grammy Award for their latest album. It says a lot about our program.”
Kent/Blossom Music is a collaboration between the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center, and is known as one of the finest summer music festivals in the country. In providing an incredible learning experience to students from around the world, Kent/Blossom Music boasts distinguished alumni who perform with some of the world’s most impressive organizations, such as The Cleveland Orchestra, The Boston Symphony, The New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and world-renowned string quartets as the Miami, Emerson, Euclid and Turtle Island.
Ludwig Recital Hall is located in Kent State’s Music and Speech Center at 1325 Theatre Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults and seniors, $5 for students under 18 or with a valid college ID and are available at the door. Cash or checks will be accepted for payment.
For more information on other concert opportunities, call 330-672-2613 or visit http://dept.kent.edu/blossom/.
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Kent/Blossom participant Shing Ann Yeh observes Alan Harrell, principal cellist for The Cleveland Orchestra, as he demonstrates a musical passage.