CONWAY, Ark. (February
11, 2014) – The Hendrix College Department of Music will host a recital by the
San Antonio, Texas-based chamber music ensemble SOLI on Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30
p.m. in Reves Recital Hall.
its 20th Anniversary this season, SOLI has upheld its reputation for
giving new voice to 20th and 21st century classical contemporary
music and for its strong commitment to commissioning new works. Known for
breathing life into the music of living composers, SOLI has twice been voted
“Best Chamber Ensemble” by The San
Antonio Current and continues to mesmerize audiences with its cutting
edge performances around the country. SOLI has received numerous awards
including 2013 CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award and grants
from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music and the National Endowment for the Arts,
group consists of four musicians (Carolyn True, piano; Ertan Torgul, violin and
managing director; David Mollenauer, cello; and Stephanie Key, clarinet), who
will perform works by John Williams, Robert Xavier Rodriguez, and Johannes
Brahms as part of the Harold Thompson Recital Series. For more information on
the group, visit www.solichamberensemble.com.
recital is free and open to the public. In addition to the recital, SOLI
members will visit Hendrix music classes on February 25 and 26 as part of a
brief residency. For more information, contact Hendrix music professor Dr. John
Krebs at 501-450-1245 or email@example.com.
The program will include:
Air and Simple Gifts for clarinet,
violin, cello, and piano by John
Música por un Tiempo for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano by Robert Xavier Rodríguez
Clarinet Trio, Op. 114 for clarinet,
cello, and piano by Johannes Brahms
in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and
sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of
the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the
2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378
magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix
has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more
information, visit www.hendrix.edu.