February 6, 2012
By Darla Martin Tucker
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – (www.lasierra.edu) Four musicians who have performed with orchestras around the nation and the world will merge their talents next weekend on La Sierra University’s stage to deliver a chamber music concert of renowned composers’ works.
The university’s Department of Music will present an evening of classical works on Sat., Feb. 11, performed by violinist Jason Uyeyama, La Sierra’s director of string studies; violinist Searmi Park, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra member; violist Toby Appel, international performer and faculty member at the renowned Juilliard School in New York City; and cellist Madeleine Kabat, a prize-winning soloist, symphonic performer and teaching assistant at Oberlin Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio.
The program will consist of “String Quartet No. 13 in B flat minor, Op. 138” by Dmitry Shostakovich, “String Quartet in F Major” by Maurice Ravel, and “String Quartet in F minor, Op. 80” by Felix Mendelssohn.
The concert will be held at 7 p.m. in La Sierra’s Hole Memorial Auditorium. General admission is $10, family admission is $20, senior citizen admission is $5, free admission for children age 12 and under. The concert is part of La Sierra University’s Chamber Recital Series and is made possible in part by the Dick & Ardyce Koobs Chamber Music Endowment Fund. La Sierra University is located at 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside. For further information call 951-785-2036.