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Setnor School of Music presents flute, marimba duo April 6
Setnor School of Music presents flute, marimba duo April 6March 20, 2008Erica Blustesblust@syr.edu
The Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will present a performance by Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, flute, and Michael Zell, marimba and percussion, on Sunday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Irving Garage. Patrons requiring universally accessible parking should contact (315) 443-7095 Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. for information.
The program will feature works by Roshanne Etezady, Peter Klatzow, Gareth Farr, Toru Takemitsu, Dennis DeSantis and Astor Piazzolla.
Bacchiocchi-Stewart is pursuing her D.M.A. in flute performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she is also a flute faculty member and a chamber music coach. She is the flute professor at Frostburg State University, where she teaches woodwind methods classes and directs the flute ensemble. An active performer of contemporary music, she is also a dedicated chamber musician and a member of the group Tritonis. As an orchestral musician, she has played with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Catskill Symphony Orchestra and the Albany Pro Musica. She has given concerts, lectures and master classes throughout the United States and has also performed in several groups throughout Europe and Japan.
Bacchiocchi-Stewart holds an A.A.S. from Onondaga Community College, a B.M. from Ithaca College and an M.M. from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Her primary teachers have been Marina Piccinini, Bradley Garner, Wendy Mehne, Claudia Anderson and Selma Moore.
Zell serves as principal timpanist of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and is currently pursuing an M.M. at the Yale University School of Music. As a freelance percussionist, he is active throughout Maryland, having performed with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Sinfonietta. He has participated in summer festivals in Aspen, Colo., where he received the Charles Owen Memorial Scholarship, and Norfolk, Conn., as part of the Yale University School of Music Summer Program. He holds a B.Mus. from the Peabody Conservatory of Music.
For more information, contact Deborah Coble, faculty member in the Setnor School, at (315) 451-3584 or email@example.com.