2015 FREE FAMILY MUSIC SPONSORED BY THE
FRIENDS OF THE CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY!
2015 CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY FAMILY MUSIC PROGRAMS
|Jan 14 || Flutist Daniel Lee and pianist Yuju Jung |
|Feb 11 || Pianist Irina Bessanova and violinist Roy Bak |
|Mar 11 || Praxum Brass Quintet |
|Apr 8|| Neave Trio - Violinist Anna Williams, cellist Mikhail Veselov, and pianist Toni James |
|May 13|| Flutist Carlos Aguilar |
|Jun 10|| Pianist Andrew Vu |
|Jul 8|| Pizarro Brothers |
|Aug 5|| Odyssey - 10-voice mixed chorus |
|Sep 9|| Black Cedar - Flutist Kris Palmer, cellist Nancy Kim, and guitarist Steve Lin |
|Oct 14|| Dean Ratzman - jazz classics of the 40s, 50s, and 60s |
|Nov 10|| Flute in Tango with Elena Yarritu |
|Dec 9|| In aChord San Diego - 12-voice men's chorus directed by Jim Tompkins-MacLaine |
These free family music programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library. All are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m. in the community room of the library except the one on Nov. 10, which is on a Tuesday evening. Parents are encouraged to bring their children to hear a wide variety of instruments, voices, and music.
MUSIC AT THE CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY IN MAY 2015
FLUTIST CARLOS AGUILAR AND PIANIST MELISSA EVANS AT THE CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY ON MAY 13
May's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library's community room. It will feature flutist Carlos Aguilar performing pieces by Greg Patillo, Franz Doppler, and Otar Taktakishvili. He will be accompanied by pianist Melissa Evans. The program will last 45 minutes.
Carlos Aguilar, a 19 year old flutist, has swept San Diego's classical music scene by winning first prize in all open competitions for young talent including the H. B. Goodlin Contest, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus's Young Artists Competition, and the Musical Merit Foundation Competition of San Diego, among others. In 2014, he received first prize of the State VOCE competition and was a finalist and recipient of the Deveaux Scholarship for the best performance of the newly commissioned work in the National Flute Association's High School Soloist Competition held in Chicago. He was principal flute of the Colburn Youth Orchestra during their 2013-2014 season, and member of the Colburn Honors Woodwind Quintet and Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra. He currently studies with Dr. Elena Yarritu in San Diego and plans on enrolling in a conservatory in the fall. For more information on upcoming concerts and news, please visit his website c-aguilar.net.
Melissa Evans is an active pianist in a variety of musical outlets. She currently is a soloist, duo artist, collaborative artist, and performs several different instruments with her band, SKYTERRA. She received her BM degree from Baylor University and her MM degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Cliburn winning pianist, Antonio Pompa-Baldi. She also received a Postgraduate Diploma from the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium in Belgium. Ms. Evans has performed recitals in Austria, Italy, Belgium, and Israel. She focuses on modern music and has frequently premiered new works on her recitals. Currently, her band is working on a record that features virtuoso piano while mixing styles of classical music with modern popular genres. More information about SKYTERRA can be found on www.skyterramusic.com.
The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information call (858) 552-1668.
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