Bethel Arts Presents "Artistry in Viola"

Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann, viola and Dr. Hsin-Yi Chang, piano offer a free program of beautiful viola music. Music of Bach, Vaughan Williams, Kodaly & more will be performed Saturday March 31, 2012 at 7:30pm at Bethel United Church of Christ in Ontario CA
March 29, 2012 - PRLog -- This free concert is part of Bethel Arts "RESOUND" Concert series, bringing world class music and arts programming to downtown Ontario, California.Donations are encouraged - no one is turned away!

When: Saturday March 31, 2012 at 7:30pm
Where: Bethel United Church of Christ, 536 N Euclid Ave, Ontario, CA 91762,
Price: FREE (Donations are Cheerfully encouraged and gratefully accepted!)

The program includes selections from Johann Sebastian Bach's Suite in D minor (originally for unaccompanied cello) and the 3rd Sonata for Viola da GAmba and Harpsichord, as well as the Adagio for viola and piano by Zoltan Kodaly and the Suite for Viola and Small Orchestra by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Also included on this program is the set of 5 Old French Dances by Marin Marais.

Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann is an internationally recognized violist, composer and conductor, and the artistic director of the "Bethel Arts" program.She is serves on the music and humanities faculties at California State University at Dominguez Hills, and is the Music Director and Conductor of the Southland Symphony Orchestra.

Below, for your enjoyment,  is a video of Dr. Mann's recent performance of the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 with Colleague Marc Rynearson at a beautiful event at Saint Peter's by the Sea on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Dr. Hsin-Yi Chang is a highly regarded collaborative music artist, very active in the Southern California area, serving as a collaborative pianist for CSU Dominguez Hills and for El Camino College. Dr. Chang also maintains a busy performance and teaching career.

Visit the concert page of our website for a free ticket!

Bethel Arts has presented several concerts in this it's inaugural 2011-12 season. This will be the 8th in the series, and there will be several more concerts coming up soon:

Sunday April 15th at 4pm: Hector Jose Ortiz, cello

Sunday April 22nd at 4pm: Southland Symphony,  Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 and Rococo Variations (Xian Zhuo, cello), Sibelius' Finlandia

Saturday May 5 at 7pm - Rededication Celebration of Bethel's 100 year old building!

Sunday May 20 at 4pm - Sylvia Lee Mann and friends perform original music of Sylvia Lee Mann.

Bethel Arts is a project of Bethel UCC, a 501 (c) (3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

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Bethel Arts is an "Arts Incubator" for the Inland Empire. We offer programs in music, theater, fine arts and more. We provide opportunities for our community to experience and participate in concerts and arts based activities.

Bethel Arts is a project of Bethel UCC, a 501(c)(3) organization.
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