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Grace Note Farm

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Grace Note Farm and co-organizer the Burrillville Land Trust continues their third season of indoor concerts. “Music at the Farm” again presents a series of concerts the second Sunday of each month at 2PM this year. Concerts feature a variety of music styles from classical chamber music to folk and jazz. Artistic Director and flutist Virginia Sindelar, a graduate of Juilliard, plans a nucleus of artists in residence and has invited talented internationally known artists. Programs will showcase music from around the world. Enjoy a tour of the farm, meet the artists and home made desserts available for a donation - after the concert. Sponsors for this year's concerts include the Burrillville Land Trust and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. To become a sponsor contact the concert organizer - Virginia Sindelar at (401) 567-0354‬ for more information.

Sunday, July 12 - Heavenly Melodies - International Artists Virginia Sindelar, flute and harpist Franziska Huhn (Germany)

The two will perform works by Faure, Vaughan Williams, Debussy, Bizet, Persichetti and Wen-Chung.

Franziska Huhn, Harp

Harpist Franziska Huhn is a vibrant musical force as a soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue and orchestral performer. Ms. Huhn has given solo recitals throughout the United States and worldwide in Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Syria, Pakistan and Germany, including performances for German Presidents Johannes Rau and Horst Koehler at Schloss Bellevue. Ms. Huhn has been featured in recital on WGBH’s “Live from Studio 1” and as part of New England Conservatory’s First Mondays performance series. In 2007 Ms. Huhn’s recording Harp Solo was released and features both contemporary and classical works for harp. A 2003 Fromm Fellow, Ms. Huhn is known as a proponent of contemporary music for harp and performs works written especially for her by composers Daniel Pinkham, Lior Navok, and John Heiss. Ms. Huhn plays as part of contemporary chamber ensembles Callithumpian Consort, Collage New Music and Sound Icon. Since 2007 Ms. Huhn has served as a performer and coach at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP) at New England Conservatory.

Ms. Huhn performs as part of harp and flute ensemble Duo Elysee based in Berlin, Germany. She has also performed as a substitute harpist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as well as in orchestral positions with the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts.

As a pedagogue Ms. Huhn holds faculty positions at New England Conservatory, Boston University, Longy School of Music of Bard College, and Wheaton College. Since 2003, Ms. Huhn has been the Assistant Director of the Harp Seminar at Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute and has served on the faculty of the Connecticut Valley Harp Intensive since 2012.

Ms. Huhn established herself as an artist of distinction at a very young age, earning first prize in the prestigious Jugend Musiziert Competition in Germany at the age of fourteen. She was then invited to study on a full scholarship with Lucile Lawrence at Boston University and then continued her harp studies with Ann Hobson Pilot at New England Conservatory, where she became the first ever harpist to be awarded the Artist Diploma by the Conservatory in 2005. In 2007, she received an Artist Diploma from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg, Germany.

Virginia Sindelar, flute

Virginia Sindelar is a graduate of the Juilliard School, has concertized throughout New England, the Midwest, Alaska, Peru and South Korea. She has flute and guitar recordings for Titanic and Centaur, has received National Endowment grants to present multicultural concerts of music and dance in high schools throughout Massachusetts, has produced and hosted over 40 programs of performing artists and American composers for Continental Cablevision, Cambridge, MA, was artistic director of the Scarborough Chamber Players , the first “First Night” of Quincy, MA and the “Peace Begins with Me” event in Randolph, MA. She has taught at Lowell Un., Clarke Un, Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, and the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival. Since 1994 has made her home on Grace Note Farm, a horse farm and historic inn in Pascoag, and has organized and presented Music at the Farm concerts since 2018.

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