We are now halfway through the Mary Potterton Memorial Concert Series season, at the arc of the phrase, so to speak, and the midway concert will take place on Wednesday, August 1st at 7:30 p.m.
Clarinetist Anna Maria Baeza is active in solo/chamber music. She has given recitals throughout the Czech Republic, France and Hungary, and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Ms. Baeza has taught at SummerKeys since 2000.
Violinist Mary Jo Carlsen earned degrees from the University of Washington, and studied in New York. Ms. Carlsen has taught violin and viola for 30 years. She joined the faculty of SummerKeys in 2010.
Flutist Suzanne Gilchrest is a regular soloist and chamber musician throughout the US and Europe. Ms. Gilchrest is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and holds a Master’s degree in Chamber Music Performance from NYU.
Guitarist Winslow Browning has been a soloist with orchestras in Austria, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. He won the Artist’s International Award along with Duo partner Suzanne Gilchrest in 1996, and has been featured in music festivals around the world. Mr. Browning is Founder and Artistic Director of Guitar Among Others.
A native of Friesing, Germany, Joachim Woitun studied cello at The Richard Strauss Conservatory and The State University of Music in Munich. He earned music degrees from Eastern Washington University and Queens College, C. U. N. Y.
Pianist Gregory Biss was born in Illinois and educated chiefly in New England and Germany. His works have been performed by the Denver Symphony Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mr. Biss was one of the first pianists to join Mr. Potterton at SummerKeys.
Pieces on the evening’s program include Joseph Kreutzer’s “Trio in D Major,” a light serenade for flute, violin and guitar; “Five Pieces” for clarinet, cello and piano, by Friedrich Cerha; the impassioned 1959 “Canzone” for flute and piano by Samuel Barber; and the lively “Intermede” from “Quartet for the End of Time,” for violin, cello and clarinet.
Other pieces TBA.
This concert will be upstairs in Lubec’s Congregational Christian Church. Intermission refreshments will be provided by The Downeast Coastal Press. Concerts are free, but piano-tuning donations are always welcome. For all things SummerKeys, visit summerkeys.com, call 207-733-2316, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org