Chamber music for Watershed
Rockport — Watershed School will present a chamber music concert featuring internationally acclaimed musicians and local students Saturday, Aug. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St.
The community invited to enjoy an evening of music by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart and more performed by Hidetaro Suzuki (violin), Zeyda Ruga Suzuki (piano), Marc Johnson (cello), Loren Kitt (clarinet) and local students Sophie Davis (violin), Frannie Howard-Girard (soprano) and Josie Davis (violin).
Tickets are $20, $15 for students, with all proceeds going directly to Watershed School’s scholarship fund. Tickets are available at the door, or can be purchased in advance at Watershed School in Camden; call 230-7341. This event also is sponsored by Bay Chamber Concerts, French & Brawn, and Cappy’s Chowder House.
Hidetaro Suzuki, violinist and conductor, studied with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute. Concertmaster for the Quebec and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras, he was soloist with both orchestras in more than 300 performances. Suzuki has toured in North America, Japan, Europe and Cuba, both as a soloist with orchestra and in recital. He has made several recordings and released three CDs with his wife, pianist Zeyda Ruga Suzuki. The Suzukis are summer residents of Camden, and Hidetaro has participated in Bay Chamber Concerts as artist-in-residence.
Watershed School is an independent high school located in Camden, cultivating excellence, creativity, respect and compassion. For more information, call 230-7341 or visit watershed-school.org.
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or email@example.com.