CHIAROSCURO: Journey Through Light and Dark for Horn, Piano and Electronics

Ian Zook, horn
Paulo Steinberg, piano

Wed, Sep 12 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL

CHIAROSCURO: Journey Through Light and Dark for Horn, Piano and Electronics

Ian Zook, horn
Paulo Steinberg, piano

Wed, Sep 12 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL


JMU faculty members Ian Zook and Paulo Steinberg will perform the music of Alexander Arutiunian, Åke Permerud, James Naigus and Max Bruch.

Ian Zook is an active orchestral and solo performer, and has appeared in concerts throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. He joined the faculty of James Madison University in 2009, and performs frequently with the Madison Brass and Montpelier Winds, both faculty ensembles in-residence at JMU.

As soloist, he has performed with numerous ensembles including the JMU Brass Band at the Kennedy Center, the JMU Wind Symphony, JMU Percussion Ensemble, the Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Baroque Consort, and the Chamber Orchestra of Charlottesville.

He is also a frequent substitute musician with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Roanoke, Richmond and Harrisburg Symphonies. He holds degrees from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and the University of Michigan, and has performed at the Verbier, Pacific, Sarasota, AIMS in Graz, Staunton and Aspen Music Festivals, and the National Orchestral Institute. 

Paulo Steinberg has performed as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist across the United States, Canada, South America and Europe, including venues such as the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo in Brazil, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and the St. Giles’ Cathedral in Scotland. Recent engagements include performances at the International Festival “Experiencing Villa-Lobos” and the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival “The Rhythms and Colors of South America,” as well as teaching at the Saarburg Chamber Music Festival in Germany. Steinberg is associate professor of piano at James Madison University. www.paulosteinberg.com


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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