Cellos play at TOSH

Visitors to The Old School House’s Music on Sunday will enjoy a double dose of cello and some piano this weekend.

Cellist Pamela Highbaugh Aloni is a co-founding member of the award winning Lafayette String Quartet and has been an artist in residence at the University of Victoria since 1991 where she teaches cello and chamber music while co-supervising the strings mentoring course. Aloni plays on a cello made by George Craske, 1850.

Cellist Paula Kiffner earned music performance degrees from Ohio State University and Peabody Conservatory. While at Peabody she was principal cellist of the Annapolis Symphony and a member of the Washington Theater Chamber Players. She is a faculty member of the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

Jamie Syer is a Canadian piano soloist, chamber musician, conductor, clinician and teacher. He is a recipient of an Alberta Achievement Award, and winner of the CBC Talent Competition. He received his Doctoral Degree from Yale University School of Music. He is artistic director of the Collegium Program for Young Musicians, which offers an enriched curriculum for talented pianists, instrumentalists, and singers.

The program on Sunday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. will include works by Murray Adaskin, Reinhold Glière and Bela Bartok. Admission is $16, $13 for members. Visit www.theoldschoolhouse.org or call 250-752-6133 for more information.


­—Submitted by Corinne James, The Old School House



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