Supported by the Maine Community Foundation
FRIDAY, JULY 21 AT 4:00 P.M. AND 7:30 P.M.
CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON, Pianist
LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION AND RECITAL
Music by Debussy, Joplin, Gershwin, and Sousa
THE FIRST CHURCH IN BELFAST, UCC, 8 COURT STREET, BELFAST
American concert pianist Christopher Johnson has appeared extensively in recital, on radio and TV, as soloist with orchestras, and in chamber ensembles throughout the United States, Canada, Central and South America, and Europe. Click this link to hear Christopher play.
SUNDAY, JULY 23 AT 4:00 PM
THE ARDELIA TRIO
JANEY CHOI, Violinist • JENNIFER DEVORE, Cellist • JIHEA HONG-PARK, Pianist Music by Haydn, Bizet, Piazzolla, and Mendelssohn
BELFAST FREE LIBRARY, 106 HIGH STREET, BELFAST
The Ardelia Trio is a dynamic presence on the international chamber music scene. Forged by a common commitment to presenting innovative and engaging interactive concerts, Janey Choi (violinist), Clara Yang (cellist), and Jihea Hong-Park(pianist), formed the group after working together in various capacities as performing and teaching artists. In their inaugural year, they were awarded a prestigious grant to partner with arts organization, Mécénat, and establish a community concert residency in Seoul, South Korea. In 2009, they were selected for the highly coveted opportunity to present a workshop at the 53rd Annual National Conference of the College Music Society. Highlights of the past seasons include their debut atCarnegie’s Weill Hall, performances for Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's Chamber Music Beginnings, and return engagements to the Bar Harbor Music Festival, the Kosciusko Foundation, and the Metropolitan Museum's Ethel & Friends series.
SUNDAY, JULY 16 at 4:00 P.M.
ALLISON KIGER, Flutist, CHRISTOPHER LADD, Guitarist
A program of folk-inspired classical music including
“Towards The Sea” by Toru Takemitsu and John Kusiak’s “Monhegan Suite.”
BAYSIDE COMMUNITY HALL, SHORE ROAD, NORTHPORT
Native of Morristown, New Jersey, Allison Kiger has given performances with ensembles and as a soloist in the US, Canada, England and Poland, some of which were broadcast on BBC-Radio, CBC-Radio Canada and WNYC-FM in New York.
Ms. Kiger is an active chamber musician, and has served as Director and Principal Flutist of the Monteux Chamber Music Festival in Hancock, Maine, and the Music at Macculloch Hall Series with the Metropolitan Virtuosi in Morristown, NJ. Ms. Kiger studied music and flute performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London, McGill University in Montreal, and Indiana University.
Award winning guitarist Christopher Ladd is known throughout North America and abroad as one of the most promising classical musicians of his generation.Fingerstyle Guitar hails his performances as being "...rendered confidently and expressively." Praised as "..an exercise in extremes. " by Soundboard magazine, he is highly sought after as a soloist and chamber musician.