Thursday Musical Artist Series
Fire and Ice: Hot Latin Music
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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
To be announced.
Mark Bussey began studying classical guitar while completing a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and English at Amherst College. He holds a Masters degree in Music Education from the University of St. Thomas. During the day, Mark runs a small software company. When he’s not working or practicing, he further promotes his love of guitar as the President of the Minnesota Guitar Society.
Patricia Kent has performed as soloist with many orchestras including Wooster (OH) Symphony, the Duluth Superior Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. She holds a DMA from the University of Minnesota, where she won the coveted Schussler Prize. She is an active performer in opera, chamber music, recitals and oratorio. Patricia is a featured artist on several recordings, including the Minnesota AIDS Quilt Songbook, “All in the Family,” a CD of songs of Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn with pianist Robert Koopmann and a CD of French songs, la Vie Intérieure, with Roderick Phipps-Kettlewell. She serves on the music faculty of Carleton College and The College of St. Benedict/ St. John’s University (CSB/SJU).
Pianist, David Viscoli, has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, and Asia. Performances of note include guest artist recitals at the National Theatre in Panama City, Panama, the Japanese Embassy and the National University of Arts in Taiwan, Chung-Ang University in Korea, and the Palais Corbelli in Vienna, Austria. He has also performed at major universities and music academies in North America including The University of Manitoba, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Washington, The University of Oregon, The University of Iowa, The Ohio State University, the Idyllwild Arts Academy, and the Interlochen Arts Academy. He is currently a member of the Chiarina Piano Quartet and the Kasota Piano Trio. In addition, he has performed with principal members of the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, David Viscoli attended the Interlochen Arts Academy as a student of Charles Asche. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano at The University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Danielle Martin. He then attended The University of Southern California where he received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance as a student of John Perry.
Lacey West received a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance and Bachelor of Music Education (K-12 Instrumental) degree from South Dakota State University and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from Northern Arizona University. She has taught elementary through high school band and general music in the Twin Cities area, and also served as adjunct Professor of Music at Crown College in St. Bonifacius. Lacey currently teaches at her private music studio in Carver, MN while performing as a pianist and percussionist in the Twin Cities area. Lacey is an active member of the Music Teachers’ National Association (MTNA), National Association of Music Education (NAfME), and the Minnesota Music Teachers’ Association (MMTA).
Rebecca Heyn is passionate about her music making through teaching and performance. Earning her Master’s degree in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music (Northern Arizona University) and her Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance (University of MN-Morris) Rebecca subsequently went on to join faculties at the Talent Education Suzuki School (Norwalk, CT), Saint Joseph’s School of Music (Saint Paul) and MacPhail Center for Music (Minneapolis). Rebecca has collaborated on stage for Thursday Musical, Studio Z, and The Minnesota History Center. Her discography includes Broken Sweets and For Now the Winter Has Passed (Dr. Chris Granias). Requests for her accompanying span all ages, genres, and instruments. Rebecca teaches out of her home studio in Roseville.