Metropolitan Strings Academy
FREE LAST SATURDAY SEMINAR: Dr. Victor Penniman
Saturday, April 29....6pm
119th & Quivera Location
Minuets, Gavottes, and Boureés, Oh My!
April's Fourth Saturday Seminar is for everyone! If you're taking music lessons
at the MSA, chances are you've played a few different pieces called "Minuet."
You've also probably played some called "Gavotte", and maybe a "Boureé" or
"Sarabande" as well. These dance types all the rage in the Renaissance and
Baroque periods, along with Gigues, Courantes, Passapieds, and a number
of others we'll learn about. The underlying rhythms of these dances are
what differentiate each from the next, and knowing what those rhythms are
can totally change the way you approach and interpret each one.
Join Dr. Victor Penniman as we explore some of the more commonly-found
dance forms with out of your Suzuki books (be sure to bring those books and
your instrument)! Come discover the hidden rhythms and drum patterns
that can really bring these pieces to life!
Drake University Cello Quartet
Saturday, March 25...4pm
The Drake Cello Quartet, performs music written both for cello quartet
as well as solo pieces with cello trio accompaniment.
Hudson Webber, junior cello performance major, has performed recitals in Iowa and Illinois
and is interested in pursuing music therapy upon graduation.
Zack Foster, junior cello performance major,
enjoys performing both in the classical and jazz realm.
Ryan Doerr, sophomore music major, was the winner of the Lucy Palermo Weed String Competition
in 2013 and has won multiple MTNA competitions at the state level in South Dakota.
David Ryu, sophomore cello performance major,
is the 2016 Concerto Competition Winner at Drake and has performed
at Interlochen and the Preucil School.
The program will include pieces by Bach Double Violin Concerto,
Metropolitan Strings Academy SPRING Studio Recital
Perform a solo, duet, trio, or quartet for family and for the
friendly residents of Travanse Living Senior Center in Olathe.
Share the joy of music with a special audience while gaining valuable performance experience.
Travanse Living at Olathe
Assisted Living & Memory Care
101 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061
This is a free event for guests and performers.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1.......2PM
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