Padanaram Chamber Music Festival - Winter Classics Concert

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Padanaram Chamber Music Festival - Winter Classics Concert

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Padanaram Chamber Music Festival
Winter Classics Concert

Please join us on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 351 Elm Street in Dartmouth (Padanaram Village) for a concert of Bach, Amy Beach, Brahms and more!

Admission is FREE!

We hope you’ll join us after the concert for some refreshments and a chance to speak with the artists about our plan to bring world class classical music to Padanaram and the greater Dartmouth Community!

Our visiting artists are linked through years of friendship and music making together and are excited to present a wonderful concert of great classics of the chamber music and solo repertoire.

This “Winter Classics” performance is an introduction to the Padanaram Chamber Music Festival, a two week long chamber music intensive in August 2019, supported by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and the Dartmouth Cultural Center, Inc. The festival’s mission is two fold, to bring world class chamber music to the community and to help cultivate the next generation of truly great artists.

Our wonderful musicians are excited to perform for you and hope to speak with you after the concert. See you in January!

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Cellist Sophie Applbaum studies in the Harvard-New England Conservatory dual degree program with Paul Katz and Natasha Brofsky. An avid chamber musician, Sophie has performed chamber music in Weill Hall, Merkin Hall, Jordan Hall, in Iceland, and in Italy, and plays in a string quartet that was named a 2017-2018 NEC Honors Ensemble winner, a semi-finalist in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and the Apprentice String Quartet at
Music in the Vineyards in Napa, CA. Sophie has toured as principal cellist of NEC’s Youth Philharmonic, and performed as concerto soloist with the New Philharmonia, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Newton Symphony, NEC Baroque Orchestra, and Longy Orchestra. Sophie began cello studies with Michael Bonner. Summer festivals include Banff’s Evolution of the String Quartet, Music@Menlo, Heifetz, National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the Quartet Program, Orford, and Bowdoin. At Harvard, Sophie studies Social Studies, and has served as the Artistic Director of the River Charles Ensemble and the partnerships Director at Y2Y Harvard Square, a youth homeless shelter.

A native of Sugar Land, Texas, Evan Hines graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2016 with a degree in piano performance with an emphasis on collaboration. He pursued solo studies under the tutelage of Sanford Margolis and Alvin Chow, and his collaborative studies were guided by Philip Highfill and James Howsmon. He graduated in 2018 with a Master’s degree in collaborative piano at the University of Michigan under the instruction of Martin Katz. He has also had the opportunity to perform in the Kent/Blossom Chamber Music Festival where he worked with Joela Jones. Through Arca Sōnica, he is also a member of Trio Continuum; an Ann Arbor based piano trio that most recently presented a concert tour throughout Mexico. Hines is currently on staff as a collaborative pianist at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

Colin Roshak received his bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory in May 2018 where he studied clarinet performance with Richard Hawkins as well as orchestral conducting and contemporary music with Timothy Weiss. While a student at Oberlin, Colin founded and conducted the Oberlin String Orchestra, an ensemble dedicated to positively impacting communities through music and artistic collaboration. Colin has toured internationally to Poland, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands, and has attended such festivals as the National Orchestral Institute, Kent/Blossom Music Festival and the Miami Music Festival. He has participated in masterclasses with Ricardo Morales, Charles Neidich, Yehuda Gilad and many others. This past summer, Colin traveled to Sitka, AK, where he worked as a counselor and clarinet instructor at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. Having discovered his love of the north, Colin is now an active performer, writer and and teacher in Anchorage, AK.