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Chamber Music Palisades presents wind trios and quartets

Beach=Culture at the Beach House

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

Santa Monica, United States

Chamber Music Palisades presents wind trios and quartet...

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Please plan to arrive by 6:15pm to retain your reservation. Late seating is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email beachhouse@smgov.net.
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5:15pm-6:30pm: Docents available to discuss the site at the Marion Davies Guest House

6:30-7:30pm: Concert

Chamber Music Palisades, Susan Greenberg, flute; Jonathan Davis, oboe; Amanda McIntosh, clarinet; Carolyn Beck, bassoon. Featuring new work by Cuban composer (and Angeleno) Yalil Guerra. The 2012 Latin Grammy winner will be present to say a few words after the world premiere of the final movement of his new trio.

Program (subject to change)

Four Old Tunes for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon, Gordon Jacob
London Trio for flute, oboe and bassoon, Franz Joseph Haydn
3 Pieces for clarinet, oboe, bassoon, Jacques Ibert 
Variations on Mozart's La Ci Darem La Mano for flute, clarinet and bassoon, L. van Beethoven
Trio for flute, clarinet and oboe, Malcolm Arnold
selection from De Congo y Carabali for flute, clarinet and bassoon, Yalil Guerra
Quartet (selection), Eugene Bozza   
A Simple Serenade for flute (piccolo), oboe, clarinet, bassoon, Gordon Jacob
Rag for flute, clarinet, oboe and bassoon, Scott Jopin

Bassoonist Carolyn Beck has been described as “a fearless player… as well as a musician with a keen sense of phrasing and color.” (Gramophone) She is the Principal Bassoonist with the Redlands Symphony and the San Bernardino Symphony, and performs with other orchestras, early music groups, and studio orchestras in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Beck is currently the adjunct bassoon teacher at the University of Redlands, California State University Northridge, Pomona College, and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She also performs frequently with chamber ensembles and is an advocate of new music. Her solo CD “Beck and Call” is available on Crystal Records. She was formerly principal bassoonist of the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Orchesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias in Spain. 

Jonathan Davis is the English Horn player for the Pacific Opera Orchestra, Principal oboist of the San Bernardino Symphony, and a member of the Northwind Quintet. He plays regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Pacific Symphony, and numerous other Southern California orchestras. In 2001, he was the guest principal oboist of the Kansas City Symphony for two months. Dr. Davis has played with the New York Woodwind Quintet and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He studied with John Ferrillo and Elaine Douvas at Juilliard where he earned Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Oboe Performance. He also studied with Ronald Roseman at Yale where his degree was a B.A. (cum laude) in East Asian Studies.
 
Flutist Susan Greenberg enjoys a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician, symphony player, and recording artist. The Los Angeles Times has lauded her “panache." A 36 year member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, she has also appeared as guest soloist with the San Francisco and Oakland Symphonies, the Santa Monica Symphony, the Napa Valley Symphony, and at the Hollywood Bowl. She has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, L.A. Opera, New York City Opera, American Ballet Theater, Joffrey Ballet, as well as at the Casals, Ojai and Martha’s Vineyard Music Festivals. Greenberg was the principal flutist for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra’s tour of Japan, and has received the “Most Valuable Player” award on the flute from the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences. She was a fellowship recipient to Tanglewood and to the Music Academy of the West. She received both her B.A., cum laude, and her M.A. from UCLA. She is presently an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University and is the Co-Artistic Director of Chamber Music Palisades, now celebrating its seventeenth season. Greenberg has recorded for over 500 motion pictures and is the flutist for The Simpsons television show.

Clarinetist Amanda McIntosh has performed with large and small musical organizations across the U.S., in Europe, and in Asia. She has been a member of the Sarasota Opera, the New York City Opera National Company, and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia in Spain, and has worked with a wide variety of orchestras in the United States, including the Boston Pops and the Colorado Symphony.  She attended the Eastman School of Music and Tanglewood Music Center, where she met her husband, trumpeter Chris Still. Since the two of them moved to Los Angeles in 2007, she has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Pacific Symphony, and the San Diego Symphony.  

Stop by early for information on the Beach House by docents from the Santa Monica Conservancy.

Tickets are free but space is limited and reservations are required. If you would like to attend, please reserve online. Please plan to arrive by 6:15pm to retain your reservation. Late seating, even for reservation-holders, is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email beachhouse@smgov.net. We appreciate your keeping in touch! 

Getting Here: The Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402 on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway. Enter off PCH at the Beach House Way traffic light. 

Parking: May-September the parking rate is $3/hr & $12/day at the park and pay machines available in three areas of the ACBH parking lot. Machines take cards and cash. Handicapped placards and Senior Beach Permits are accepted. For updated parking info and lot hours, please check the website for details.

Other events: To view & make reservations for future free Beach=Culture events, check http://annenbergbeachhouse.com/beachculture.

General Info: For hours, events and more, visit http://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com, or call (310) 458-4904. Back on the Beach Café hours are subject to change but are generally through 8pm in the summer, call (310) 393-8282 to confirm.

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When & Where


Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach Coast Way
Santa Monica

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)


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