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You are cordially invited to
David Harding Chamber Music and Viola Master Class
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Magnolia United Christian Church
63555 W. McGraw St., Seattle, WA
$ 20 Suggested Donation
Young soloists and chamber ensembles from the Greater Seattle Area will work with Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival violist David Harding. Students will play works by Schubert, J.S. Bach, Shostakovich, and J.C. Bach. This event is open to the public.
David Harding is currently Professor of Viola and Chamber Music at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He has an extensive solo and chamber music career, having performed throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Central America and Australia, in such venues as the Berlin Philharmonie, Concertgebouw, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. His performances have been broadcast on CBC, BBC, NPR, ABC (Australia) and Deutschland Radio. He performs at many chamber music festivals throughout North America including the Sitka Chamber Music Festival and Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. In July 2012, David returns to the Australian Chamber Music Festival in Queensland.
David is a member of the flute, viola, harp ensemble, Trio Verlaine with whom he has recorded works by Debussy and Ravel, and the Glass Chamber Players, with whom he recorded Schoenberg’s “Verklärte Nacht” and Philip Glass’ “Sextet.” Other notable CD projects include a recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, with the string trio Triskelion for CBC records, the music of Aaron Jay Kernis with the Chester Quartet, and Brahms’ Viola Sonatas and Horn Trio for Skylark Music.
A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, David was the winner of the Sir John Barbirolli award at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition. Having served on the faculty of Indiana University South Bend and the University of British Columbia, David has given master classes at the Banff International Centre for the Arts and universities throughout North America. He plays on a viola made by Pietro Antonio della Costa, Tresviso Italy, circa 1750.
This event is sponsored by the Seattle Chamber Music Society and hosted by the Academy of Music Northwest. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Schubert Piano Trio in Eb Major, op. 100, D 929
II. Andante con moto
Academy Young Artists Trio
Bryan Zhao, piano
Takumi Taguchi, violin
Zhao Hui Grubb, cello
J. S. Bach Cello Suite No. 5
Romaric Pokorny, viola
Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
Li-Cheng Hung, piano
Allion Salvador, violin
Alec Duggan, cello
J. C. Bach Viola Concerto
I. Allegro molto ma maestoso
Sydnee Wong, viola
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Academy Of Music Northwest
The Academy of Music Northwest has been a leading music school in the Pacific Northwest since 1997, providing music education and performance opportunities for the most gifted young artists between the ages of 4 - 18 for all instrumentalists, singers, composers and conductors. The academy presents recitals, chamber music performances, masterclasses, workshops and orchestra concerts in Bellevue, Seattle and Mercer Island every year.