Music of Brahms, Reinecke, Mozart and Schumann

April 15th, 2002 by Adam

Members of the department of music and theatre at Plymouth State College will present a faculty chamber recital at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19. The concert was rescheduled from Sunday, April 21.

Works on the program include Brahms, “Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano”; Reinecke, “Trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano”; Mozart, “Sonata for Violin and Piano, K. 376” and Schumann, “Fantasy Piece for Oboe and Piano.”

Pianist Carleen Graff is professor of music at Plymouth State College, where she teaches applied and class piano, and piano pedagogy. Dr. Graff holds a master teacher certificate from the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and was honored with the New Hampshire Music Teachers Association Teacher–Member of the Year award. Currently she is president of the Eastern Division of MTNA. She is the founder of the PSC biennial piano Monster Concerts, the 20th Century Piano Festival, and the Junior and Senior Piano Ensemble Camps.

Bozena O’Brien, violin, is a member of the New Hampshire Music Festival, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Hanover Chamber Orchestra and the Musicians of Wall Street. In addition to PSC, she is a faculty member at the Concord Community Music School and teaches at St. Paul’s and Holderness schools.

For 12 years Kenda Corcoran, oboe was a member of the Springfield, Mo., symphony orchestra and has since performed frequently with orchestras and wind ensembles across the U.S. In New Hampshire, Ms. Corcoran has performed with the Arts Jubilee Symphony Orchestra, Granite State Wind Symphony and the Lakes Region Symphony Orchestra and is currently on staff at Franklin High School.

George Sullivan, horn, has toured extensively with Gunther Schuller and the New England Ragtime Ensemble. He has also performed with the Boston Ballet Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Boston Opera and the New Hampshire Music Festival. Currently an adjunct faculty member at Plymouth State College, Sullivan has also taught at St. Paul’s School, UNH and Pittsfield elementary school

Call the Silver Cultural Arts Center box office,
535-ARTS for information. There is no charge for admission.