FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2015 CONTACT: Sharon Kenney, Director of Marketing, Community School of Music and Arts 650-917-6800, ext 305; [email protected]
Community School of Music and Arts Presents: Irene Sharp, Cello MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) in Mountain View welcomes Irene Sharp, Cellist on Thursday, June 18 at 7:30pm. The performance will be held at CSMA’s Tateuchi Hall, located at 230 San Antonio Circle in Mountain View. This event is free and open to the public. Internationally-acclaimed cellist Irene Sharp will perform music from composers Bach, Brahms and more. Irene Sharp is a master cello teacher, who has inspired countless students and delighted concert-goers with her artistry on the cello. She will be accompanied by Lori Lack on piano. Irene Sharp is known worldwide for her teaching. She has given master classes for American String Teachers Association (ASTA), European String Teachers Association, Australian String Teachers Association, and the Suzuki Association of America. She is based in Northern California, but has worked with students in New York, London, Salzburg, Hamburg, Sydney, Tokyo, and Taipei. She has also served on the faculty of the Meadowmount School for Strings, the Bowdoin (Maine) Summer Music Festival, and Indiana University's String Academy. She is also Artistic Director of California Summer Music, a festival for young string players, pianists, and composers. “We are so proud to host this concert from master cellist Irene Sharp,” said Vickie Scott Grove, Executive Director of CSMA. “We are also thrilled to give local cello students the opportunity to work with this celebrated instructor during our annual Summer Cello Workshop. We hope you’ll join us for this delightful evening of music!” This event is part of CSMA’s 2014-2015 Community Concert Series. In keeping with CSMA’s mission to provide Arts for All, Community Concerts are free and open to the public. The Community Concert Series is supported by generous grants from the Applied Materials Foundation and the Los Altos Community Foundation. The official media sponsor for the series is Classical KDFC radio. For a full Community Concert Series schedule, visit www.arts4all.org. For artist interviews and hi-res images, please contact Sharon Kenney, Director of Marketing & Communications, at 650-917-6800, ext 305 or [email protected]
EVENT CALENDAR INFORMATION: WHAT:
Irene Sharp, Cello
Tateuchi Hall Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, CA
Thursday, June 18, 2015; 7:30pm
Free. Open to the public.
www.arts4all.org; 650-917-6800, ext 305 ###
Founded in 1968, CSMA is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $4.9 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, it is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to instilling, training and nurturing creativity for all stages of life. Headquartered in the awardwinning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 22,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 15,000 students at 32 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.