This April, Trio à Trois, a unique ensemble made up of internationally acclaimed musicians will perform a concert, “April in Paris”, featuring selections inspired by or written in La Ville-Lumière ~ The City of Lights. This concert will take place in the Historic St. Georges United Methodist Church. Highlights of the concert include some of the greatest chamber music masterpieces of the 20th century: the Debussy Trio for flute, viola, and harp, the Elegiac Trio by Bax, and Ravel’s Sonatine.
Tickets, priced at $20, are available at the door prior to start of the concert, or can be reserved online
Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 3:00PM
Historic St. Georges United Methodist Church : 235 N. Fourth St., Philadelphia,
KIMBERLY ROWE, harp
MICHELE KELLY, flute
VICTORIA VORONYANSKY, viola
Program selections include:
“Elegiac Trio” Bax
Sonata for viola, flute, and harp, Debussy
Selections from “Children’s Corner,” Debussy
“Étude de Concert” by Felix Godefroid
“Piece en Form de Habenera,” Ravel
Tango Etudes, Piazzolla
About the Artists
Kimberly Rowe is best known among harpists as editor of Harp Column, a magazine she founded in 1993 that circulates to harpists worldwide. She continues to produce, edit, and design the publication from her Philadelphia office, while also teaching young harp students and performing with ensembles throughout the mid-Atlantic region. She has performed multiple times with The Philadelphia Orchestra for maestros Charles Dutoit, Cristoph Eschenbach, and others, including the orchestra’s 2010 tour of Asia and performances at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Verizon Hall in Philadelphia.
In 2008 Kimberly founded the Young Artists Harp Ensemble through Temple Music Preparatory’s Center for Gifted Young Musicians; she also teaches undergradute students at Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. She is co-director and founder of the Young Artist’s Harp Seminar and Competition in Rabun Gap, Georgia, and has been on the faculty at Rowan University, the Sartatoga Harp Colony, and the Philadelphia International Music Festival. Kimberly currently teaches privately and at Temple University.
Kimberly Rowe attended the Cleveland Institute of Music where she received Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in harp performance as a student of Alice Chalifoux.
Since her solo debut with the Manhattan Chamber Symphony at age 17, violist Victoria Voronyansky has distinguished herself as a recitalist, chamber musician, educator, and published author. She has appeared in major concert halls throughout US and Europe; Her performances were broadcast on National Public Radio, WQXR, National Radio of Finland, and Israeli television. A devoted educator, Victoria has taught at the Juilliard School, Mannes College of Music, and Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance.
Michele Kelly is the flutist and co-Artistic Director of Relâche, the ensemble for new music. The octet is known worldwide for its innovative programming, multidisciplinary collaborations, and a library of commissioned works numbering well into the hundreds. When not with Relâche, she performs regularly around the region in a variety of settings, from two- and three-piece chamber ensembles to symphony orchestras. Ms. Kelly is also a College House Teaching Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is also the founder, Music Director and conductor of Penn Flutes, an ensemble in excess of thirty players with regular performances and educational outreach programs throughout the region. Ms. Kelly also maintains a similar flute ensemble consisting of members of her private studio, Fresh Flute.