FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday APRIL 3, 2013 at 12:10 -12:40 pm:
JONATHON GLONEK - violin
ANDREW PICKEN -viola
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART
Duo in G Major KV 423
Duet in E minor, Op.13
Please scroll down to see artist bios.
RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC
Light lunch to go prepared by ANGELA'S BISTRO
available for $6.
Please place your order before the concert by 12:10 pm;
your order will be delivered by 12:40 pm.
The Sanctuary at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GLENDALE
209 N. Louise St. (at Wilson)
Glendale CA 91206
818 242 2113
Map & venue info http://fbcglendale.net/
More info email teena.frazier@fbcglendale.
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm;
programs subject to change)
First touring internationally at the age of 12, violinist JONATHON GLONEK studied with Alita Larsens, Alexander Treger and Tibor Varga He has since developed as a solo performing artist and has presented many challenging and serious programs to audiences throughout Europe, The United States, Southeast Asia and in Australia. A dedicated scholar and academic, he authored his first book Scales for the Violinist at the age of 26 and is also Lecturer in Violin Studies at the historic Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok; one of the oldest universities in SE Asia. Mr Glonek performed Brahms, Tchaikowsky, Mendelssohn and Bach Concertos in Thailand and abroad along with the complete unaccompanied works of Bach and Paganini.
Violist Andrew Picken is associate principal violist of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, and Principal Violist of the Pasadena Symphony as well as the Glendale Symphony. A native of Los Angeles, Mr. Picken received a bachelor's degree from the University of California in Los Angeles and a master's degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. Mr. Picken has served as principal violist with the Long Beach Symphony, American Ballet Theater, the San Francisco Ballet, the Bolshoi Ballet, and the Joffrey Ballet. He has performed with numerous other orchestras in southern California including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and Orange County's Pacific Symphony.
Mr. Picken is associate principal violist of the Los Angeles Master Choral Orchestra, with which he has appeared as a soloist in Bach's St. John's Passion and Britten's Cantata Misericordium. For the past several years, he has served as principal violist of the eastern Sierra Summer Festival in Mammoth Lakes. He is a faculty member at the Colburn School in Los Angeles and at Loyola Marymount University. He is active in the television and motion picture recording industry, having performed on myriad soundtracks including "Lost," "Ratatouille," and "Star Trek. In addition, hehas performed on the albums of numerous recording artists such as Barbara Streisand, Prince, and Josh Grobin.
As a conductor, Andrew has lead ensembles throughout the Los Angeles area. Recordings of his performances have been heard in live Ballet productions in New York and elsewhere. He has studied with the renowned conducting pedagogue Jorge Mester in Los Angeles, as well as Samuel Krachmalnick and Richard Rintoul.
Andrew is an active chamber musician as well. With a string quartet, he toured the former Soviet Union, visiting Russia, Georgia, Ukraine and Estonia, as well as Finland. He has toured in Germany, Mexico, and Taiwan and performed at the Nevada Chamber Music Festival, the Oregon Bach Festival, and the Ojai Music Festival as well as other festivals throughout the United States. He is a faculty member and frequent performer at the Chamber Music Unbound series in Mammoth Lakes, California.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts
Posted by Jacqueline Suzuki at 8:41 PM