Monday, October 8, 2018

Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts 10/17/2018


FREE  ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday OCTOBER 17, 2018 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
Oboist ROBERT WALKER & Pianist BRENDAN WHITE
will perform works by Schumann, Saint-Saëns, and Hummel.














Program:

Robert Schumann
Adagio and Allegro in Ab major, Op. 70
Langsam, mit innigem Ausdruck (Adagio)
Rasch und feurig (Allegro con brio)

Camille Saint-Saëns
Sonate pour Hautbois et Piano, Op. 166
I. Andantino
II. Ad libitum 
III. Molto allegro 

Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Introduction, Theme, and Variations, Op. 102

Performers:
Robert Walker - oboe
Brendan White - piano 
Please scroll down to read artist bios.

RELAX DURING YOUR LUNCH HOUR WITH LIVE MUSIC

PLEASE NOTE:
The Glendale Noon Concerts series now takes place
in the Sanctuary at
GLENDALE CITY CHURCH
610 E. California Ave (at Isabel St)
Glendale, CA 91206
INFO:
(NO SOLICITATIONS, PLEASE: Glendale Noon Concerts
is not accepting artists to the program.)
Call 818-244-7241 (office)
or email glendalesda@gmail.com
General info & parking:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/
Accessible for wheelchairs. Seating available next to wheelchairs.
Loading zone near California Ave. entrance.
*************************************
UPCOMING CONCERTS in the same series:
(every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm; 
programs subject to change)

NOVEMBER 7, 2018 
CLAUDE BOLLING Suite #2 for Jazz Flute & Piano Trio (excerpts)
TRANSCENDENCE:
Ruth Kasckow - flute Tomoko Takasugi- piano Leslie Baker - bass and Ken Park - drums


NOVEMBER 21, 2018
BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No.10 in G Major, Op. 96
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano

DECEMBER 5, 2018
FAURE Berceuse, Apres un Reve
DEBUSSY Violin Sonata (2018 is a Debussy centenary year!)
JACQUELINE SUZUKI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano

DECEMBER 19, 2018
RACHMANINOFF Cello Sonata
JONATHAN FLAKSMAN - cello
BRENDAN WHITE - piano

JANUARY 2, 2019
ARTHUR OMURA Organ Recital

JANUARY 17, 2019
BRENDAN WHITE Piano Recital

FEBRUARY 7, 2019
CATHERINE DEL RUSSO Oboe Recital

FEBRUARY 21, 2019
Violin Recital:
JOHANA KREJCI - violin
BRENDAN WHITE - piano


CONCERT UPDATES:
http://www.glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com/  

MORE FREE CONCERTS:
At the Edendale Branch Library in ECHO PARK
http://www.edendaleupclose.blogspot.com/
ARTIST BIOS:

Originally from Alabama, Robert Walker is an oboist primarily performing in Los Angeles.  Walker is a member of the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, a group known for performing orchestral works without the use of a conductor.  He regularly plays with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Modesto Symphony, and many other regional orchestras throughout Southern California. Walker is also the former Second Oboe of the Tuscaloosa Symphony in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  


Walker recently earned a Graduate Certificate in Music Performance at the University of Southern California. He has also received a Master of Music degree from the Colburn School and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Alabama.  His primary teachers include Allan Vogel, Marion Kuszyk, and Shelly Myers.

Pianist Brendan White has appeared as soloist with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Musica Nova (Eastman School of Music), and the Delta Symphony Orchestra. White’s collaborations in Southern California have included the Mühlfeld Trio, which won the prestigious Beverly Hills Auditions, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, the Speakeasy Society, and Eighteen Squared. He is also a founding member of the Sunset ChamberFest in Los Angeles:www.sunsetchamberfest.com Local recital appearances include: Glendale Noon Concerts, Pasadena Presbyterian Music at Noon, Music@Mimoda, Mason Concerts, Emerging Artist Series Recital at Boston Court.

White was born and raised in Tennessee before attending Eastman to study with Thomas Schumacher, and then, the University of Southern California, with Kevin Fitz-Gerald, where he was awarded Outstanding Master’s Graduate of the Thornton School of Music. As a devoted performer of new music, he has worked with notable composers and conductors including Thomas Adès, Donald Crockett, Alan Pierson, Steven Stucky and Jeffrey Milarsky.