Thursday Musical Artist Series
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Complimentary Coffee and Donuts at 10:00 am
Tickets $15, $10 (groups of 8+), $6 students, sold at the door, general seating
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Sonata in E-flat Minor, Op. 26
IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirit
Kimberly Shen, piano
Young Artist Scholarship Winner 2018, First Place High School Piano
Ye Honest Bridal Couple (Brudestykke)
Peat Dance Sekstur from Vendsyssel
Ack Varmland du Skona
Ribers No. 8, “Sterrands Rand”
Carol Margolis, violin
Nanette Goldman, violin
Ingrid Koller, viola
Daryl Carlson, cello
Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
VI. L’alouette lulu
J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Italian Concerto, BWV 971
Deanne Mohr, piano
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
arr. Arthur Frackenpohl
Suite No. 2 from The Magic Flute
Frank Bencriscutto (1928-1997)
Concertino for Tuba and Piano
G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
Transcribed by Justin Ferlich
Aria com Variazoni
Charles Wazanowski, tuba
Kimberly Shen, piano (Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winner 2018) is 17 years old and a junior at Mounds View High School. She has been studying piano with Alexander Braginsky for the past three years. In 2018, she won first place in the Thursday Musical and Schubert Club scholarship competitions and also advanced to the national finals of the MTNA Senior Piano competition.
In addition to piano, Kimberly is also an avid scientist with interests in many fields including biology, astronomy, and physics. She is a 2018 USA Biology Olympiad national finalist and a six-time Science Olympiad national medalist. When not practicing or studying, Kimberly enjoys collecting stuffed animals.
Winona State University faculty member Deanne Mohr performs extensively as a soloist and collaborative artist in the Midwestern United States and Canada. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Mohr completed her doctorate in piano performance at Université de Montrèal under the tutelage of Marc Durand. A laureate in several national competitions, she has been recorded in recital for CBC Saskatchewan and Radio-Canada, and was featured in the Montrèal Début Series and the Banff Centre of the Arts’ Summer Festival.
Ingrid Koller is a freelance violist and violin/viola teacher in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. She has played in numerous ensembles and orchestras and has been a member of the Lake String Quartet for over 25 years. Nationally recognized artists for whom Ingrid has played include Roy Clark and contemporary Christian recording artists Michael Card and Fernando Ortega. Ingrid is a member of the contemporary Christian rock group EDGE and is a founder and co-director of the Early Bird String Academy. Inspired by her students, Ingrid writes fun and imaginative pieces for string orchestra and small ensembles. She studied with John Tartaglia at the University of Minnesota where she obtained a BM in Viola Performance. Other teachers include Rennie Regher of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Milton Thomas at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California.
Nanette Scott Goldman is a freelance violinist and violist in the Minneapolis – St. Paul area. She has been a member of the Kenwood Chamber and St. Paul Civic Orchestras, and served for 6 years as principal viola for the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis. She is currently a violist with the professional chamber orchestra the Minnesota Sinfonia. Nanette plays regularly for the touring Broadway shows at the State, Orpheum and Ordway theaters. Other venues where she often performs include the Guthrie theater and the Northrop Auditorium (Ballet series).
Nationally recognized artists with whom Nanette has played range from classical to popular, including Charlotte Church, Luciano Pavarotti, Sarah Brightman, Lyle Lovett, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Josh Groban, and Prince. She can be heard on many TV and radio commercials, as well as the recordings of local artists the Honeydogs and the Hornheads. Nanette is a professor of Classical Languages at Macalester College.
Carol Margolis graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in American Studies and a minor in Violin Performance. At Grinnell she studied performance with Delmar Pettys of the Lenox String Quartet and ensemble playing with Bonnie Hampton and Nathan Swartz of the Francesco Trio. She went on to the University of Minnesota to study performance and pedagogy with Shirley Santoro and Mary West. Carol is a 25-year member of the Lake String Quartet, and an Artist member of Thursday Musical. She is the Concertmaster of the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis.
Daryl Carlson is a Minneapolis native and began cello studies with Paul Thomas and Ruth Fischer. He went on to studies with Tanya Remenikova at the University of Minnesota and with Sachiya Isomura and Mina Fisher. He is the founder of the Lake String Quartet, which has performed continually in and around the Twin City area since 1981. He is an active teacher and maintains a studio of cello students. When not performing or teaching, he pursues a strong interest in the making and restoration of stringed instruments of all kinds. He currently has a viola da gamba under way.
Charles Wazanowski began studying tuba in the eighth grade. Although he has attained advanced degrees from the Hartt School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music he is still studying and learning. Being around great artists, Mr. Wazanowski learned from them that music was their access to the eternal as well as way to tell a story. Put another way, you just want to play music for someone you love. Mr. Wazanowski plays locally with the River Falls Brass and the Rochester (MN) Symphony Orchestra. He has a website that can be found at CharlesWazanowski.com.