Kent State University Faculty Ensemble to Perform the Music of Bach, Beethoven and Dohnanyi March 1

Kent, Ohio – On Sun., March 1 at 7 p.m. the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Verve Chamber Players present their spring concert in Ludwig Recital Hall. The hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. Free parking is available in all surrounding lots.

Formed in 2013, the Verve Chamber Players is an Ensemble-in-Residence in the Glauser School of Music comprised of five Kent State artist-faculty. Members include Jung-Min Amy Lee, Associate Concertmaster of The Cleveland Orchestra, Assistant Professor of Violin and Artist-in-Residence; Cathy Meng Robinson and Keith Robinson, founding members of the distinguished Miami String Quartet, Assistant Professors of Violin and Cello, respectively; Joanna Patterson Zakany, member of The Cleveland Orchestra’s viola section and Assistant Professor of Viola; and Donna Lee, Professor, Steinway Artist and Coordinator of the Piano Division.

D. Lee and K. Robinson open the evening program with Sonata in G Major BWV 1027 for cello and piano by J.S. Bach. Then, the string faculty will join together to play Beethoven’s well-known and popular Quartet in F Major Op. 18, No.1. The performance concludes with Ernst Von Dohnanyi’s luscious Quintet in C minor Op. 1 for piano and string quartet, played by all members of Verve.

Praised for their “virtuosity and commitment” by The Plain Dealer, Verve is known for presenting distinctive performances with artistic vitality and vigor throughout the region. Every concert season, they continue to deliver spirited mixed-instrumentation chamber music performances.

Tickets are available through the Performing Arts Box Office in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Dr. on the Kent Campus. Prices range from $8 to $15, including free tickets for those 18 and under as well as full-time Kent Campus undergraduate students. Patrons can purchase tickets in-person Monday through Friday from 12 to 5 p.m., by calling 330-672-2787 or anytime by visiting www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets. Student tickets can only be reserved in person or by phone.

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POSTED: Friday, February 7, 2020 - 4:54pm
UPDATED: Friday, February 7, 2020 - 4:55pm