Miami String Quartet performs, offers masterclasses
By Gordana Goudie
The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University will open its 2006-2007 Premiere Series with one of the most sought-after quartets in chamber music today. The Miami String Quartet will perform at Howard Logan Stillwell Theater at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 7.
During this single appearance at Kennesaw State, the dynamic foursome promises to delight chamber music lovers when they perform a program of Haydn, Ginastera and Tchaikovsky.
The highly acclaimed quartet, which has been awarded many international prizes including the London String Quartet Competition and Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, features violinists Ivan Chan and Cathy Meng Robinson, violist Chauncey Patterson and cellist Keith Robinson. The group has been applauded for its masterful performances throughout the United States and in Europe, and continues to be in demand both nationally and internationally.
The Miami String Quartet will also present a masterclass with KSU music majors at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 8 in Stillwell Theater. The masterclass is free and open to the public.
The other artists in the 2006-2007 Premiere Series at Kennesaw State are jazz legend DeeDee Bridgewater on January 13 and Marietta-born opera star Jennifer Larmore on February 3.
Tickets for the October 7 Miami String Quartet performance are $30. Call the KSU Box Office at 770-423-6650 to make reservations or order tickets now.