Saturday, January 24, 2015

Fwd: Sunday: CMU Philharmonic with David Effron and Siu Yan Yap

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Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic

Andrés Cárdenes, Artistic Director

The Philharmonic will return to Carnegie Music Hall on Sunday, Jan. 25 under the direction of guest conductor David EffronEffron's 50-year-career has included appearances with major symphonies and opera companies throughout North America, Europe, Mexico, and the Far East. For 18 years, he was on the conducting staff of New York City Opera where he conducted performances in New York as well as Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Sunday's concert will include Mozart's Overture to The Magic Flute, Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony No. 2, Op. 38 and Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61. This concert features 2014 concerto competition winner Siu Yan Yap on William Kraft's Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra.

Malaysian percussionist Siu Yan Yap has been an active performer in Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States since 2009 having played with Resonance Works, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Malaysia. Siu Yan is currently completing the second year of her master's degree in the studio of Chris Allen, Jeremy Branson, and Paul Evans.

In addition to the concert, the Art of Audience Engagement class will have a number of activities available in the lobby that are designed to enhance the concert-going experience. Come at 6:45 pm to check out the offerings, mingle with musicians, ask questions, and explore the instruments presented by members of the CMU Philharmonic.

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Preview Party @ 6:45 pm
Concert @ 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

$5 General Admission
All students, along with CMU/Pitt faculty and staff, are free w/ valid ID at the door.

Carnegie Mellon School of Music
5000 Forbes Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

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