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Marco Albonetti - Meadowlark Music Festival #3

Meadowlark Music Festival

Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Marco Albonetti - Meadowlark Music Festival #3

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One of Italy’s leading concert saxophonists, Marco Albonetti is engaged in performing and teaching around the world. He has appeared at numerous international venues such as the Wiener Saal of Salzburg, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Gewandhaus of Leipzig, the Wits Great Hall of Johannesburg, the Palau de la Musica Catalana of Barcelona, the Teatro Espanol of Madrid, the Palau de la Musica of Valencia. His concert tours have taken place in Italy, France, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Cyprus, South Africa, Canada, China and the United States.

He regularly performs as soloist with Italian and international orchestras and takes part in many important international music festivals. He has been awarded first prize at several international music competitions and has recorded for RAI, SABC, PIK1, CBS, LTV Lumier, Cypriot Radio and Wisconsin Public Radio.

Marco holds diplomas from the Rossini Conservatory (Pesaro, Italy) and the Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Saltzburg, Austria, as well as a Master of Music degree (summa cum laude) from Bowling Green State University as student of Dr. John Sampen, and Doctor of Musical Arts (summa cum laude, Dean’s Award of Excellence) at Michigan State University, where he studied classical saxophone performance under James Forger and Joseph Lulloff and jazz saxophone performance with Andrew Speight and Brandford Marsalis.

He is the Artistic Director of the Faenza International Saxophone Festival, Italy, holds a tenured position as Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatory of Music “N. Piccinni” in Bari, Italy and was named external examiner for Doctoral Studies at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

Excerpts from Terra Madre 

Marco Albonetti will perform the work Terra Madre, composed for him by GRAMMY award winning composer and arranger Fred Sturm, the former Director of Jazz Studies at the prestigious Eastman School of Music. The multiple movement work is written for solo soprano saxophone accompanied by string quintet and percussion and features acclaimed world percussionist Dane Richeson. 

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Junto Wine
1356 182nd Street
Seward, NE 68434

Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Meadowlark Music Festival

Founded in 2001, winner of the 2006 Governor’s Arts Award and called “the festival to watch” by Chamber Music America, the Meadowlark Music Festival is returning to Lincoln after a year-long hiatus in 2012.

For 15 years the Meadowlark Music Festival has been Nebraska’s only summer chamber music festival and brought world-class artists to unique settings across the city of Lincoln from the International Quilt Museum to the Sunken Garden to the skyboxes at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium. Performers are likewise diverse and have included such international talents as the Grammy-nominated Chiara String Quartet, the Australian Guitar Duo, the Rastrelli Cello Quartet, and the Boston Brass. Concerts are family friendly and musicians come to perform and interact with audiences and talented students. Please join us this summer and enhance your happiness!

A 501 (c) 3* nonprofit organization, the Meadowlark Music Festival’s mission is to make classical music a necessary component of every Nebraskan’s definition of “The Good Life.”

*All donations are tax deductable to the extent allowed by law.

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