Westobou Chamber Music Series

The Westobou Chamber Music Series continues its tradition of offering beautiful afternoon concerts in historic venues every day during the Festival. Come join us in celebrating the Sixth season of the Westobou Festival and the Chamber Music Series.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Student Showcase Concert
1:00 p.m.
Maxwell Performing Arts Center
Georgia Regents University
Free and open to the public

Selected students from the GRU Music Department will kick off the series with a concert featuring a variety of musical genres from the chamber music repertoire.

Thursday, October 3, 2013 Impressions of Childhood
12:00 Noon
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church
2261 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Free and open to the public

Duo pianists Martin David Jones and Clara Park return to Westobou to perform favorite French Four Hand Masterworks depicting nostalgic impressions of childhood, including selections from Ravel “Mother Goose”, Fauré “Dolly Suite” and Saint-Saëns “Carnival of the Animals”.

Friday, October 4, 2013 American Treasures
12 Noon
Church of the Good Shepherd, Parish Hall
2230 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Free and open to the public

Bass-baritone Oral Moses and pianist Rosalyn Floyd perform art songs by American composers and spirituals with new arrangements, dating from 1950 to the present. Composers include Robert Owens, Uzee Brown, Evelyn Simpson-Curenton, and Moses Hogan.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 Three for Three
12 Noon
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
605 Reynolds Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Free and open to the public

Trio d’Esprit, featuring violinist Jonathan Aceto, cellist Ruth Berry, and pianist Carol Cook, makes its exciting debut at the Westobou Festival. They will perform celebrated selections from the piano trio repertoire, including Mozart K. 548, Schubert Andante from Op. 100, and Piazolla’s “Grand Tango”.

Sunday, October 6, 2013 HJCMS presents The Italian Saxophone Quartet
3:00 p.m.
Maxwell Performing Arts Theater
Georgia Regents University
For Tickets, see westoboufestival.com

The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society presents this unique ensemble, formed in 1982, featuring four of the most established saxophone soloists in their field. This concert will inspire a new appreciation for the very versatile saxophone.

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