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Pianist Lan Lam & Violinist Geoffrey Day to Perform Benefit Concert at UMA on August 11th

The "Concerts at Jewett” Series, sponsored by the University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College, will feature pianist Lan Lam and violinist Geoffrey Day in a benefit concert on Saturday, August 11, 2012, 2 PM at the University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Auditorium. They will play sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms as well as short works by Jules Massenet and Joseph Achron.

Lan Lam began piano lessons in Weymouth, Nova Scotia shortly after immigrating to Canada from Vietnam in 1980. After moving to Naples Florida, she becane adjunct professor of music at Ave Maria University and Director of Music at Saint Paul's Church, conducting their choir and members of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom her husband, Geoffrey, plays violin.

Violinist, Geoffrey Day joined the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra in 1994.   He has performed frequently as a member of the Neapolitan Quartet and as a recitalist with his wife Lan Lam. He is a founding member of the Botticelli Quartet, the Aurore Piano Trio, and most recently Neapolitan Baroque, an ensemble dedicated to historically informed performance with period instruments.

Free-will contributions at the door will benefit the “Concerts at Jewett” trust fund which makes low cost concerts/lectures available to the community. Call 621-3551, or email umasc@maine.edu for more information. www.concerts@jewett.com.

 

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