LYNN UNIVERSITY Conservatory of Music Announces Performance Schedule in November

Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music Announces Schedule for November: + Violin Master Class with Elmar Oliveira + Lynn Philharmonia at Mizner Park + Beethoven Day + Mostly Music: Mid-Europa/USA Connection + Dean’s Student Showcase #1
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Oct. 4, 2012 - PRLog -- (Boca Raton, FL – October 4, 2012) In addition to hosting the historic Presidential Debate in November, Lynn University will be offering lovers of classical music five major performance events next month – and three of them will be free to the public.

November 1 – 7 p.m.  (Thursday)
Violin Master Class with ELMAR OLIVEIRA
Elmar Oliveira, distinguished Artist in Residence at the Lynn University Conservatory of Music, still the only American violinist to have won the Gold Medal at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow and one of the most distinguished violinists in the world today, has appeared with the Boston, Chicago Symphony and San Francisco Symphonies, the Helsinki, London, Buffalo, Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics, the Buffalo and Philadelphia Orchestras, and the Zurich Tonhalle, to name a few.  His wide-ranging recordings on Angel, SONY Masterworks, Vox, Delos, IMP, Naxos, Ondine, and Melodiya have earned him a Cannes Classical Award and a Grammy nomination, and have appeared on Gramophone's “Editor's Choice” and other “Best Recordings” worldwide.  In addition, he has also launched his own recording label, Artek Recordings He performs on a 1729/30 Guarneri del Gesu called the “Stretton,” and on several outstanding contemporary violins. Violin students performing in this master class are from the studios of Elmar Oliveira and Carol Cole.
Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

November 4 – 6 p.m.  (Sunday)
Lynn Philharmonia at Mizner Park
A Celebration of Americana
Jon Robertson, Guest Conductor
The Lynn University Philharmonia honors its patrons with a free outdoor concert under the stars at the stunning Mizner Park Amphitheater. Please join us for an evening of spectacular music. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars. Food and drinks available from onsite local vendors.
(Sponsored by the Len Camber Charitable Trust -- Sanford and Marion Goldstein Trustees)
Mizner Park Amphitheatre
Downtown Boca Raton

November 14 – 2 p.m.  (Wednesday)
Beethoven Day
Beethoven Day returns to feature acclaimed Beethoven scholar Lewis Lockwood. Professor Lockwood has recently completed a major study of Beethoven's 'Eroica' sketchbook that will transform our understanding not only of the 'Eroica' symphony but also of the composer's entire middle period. He shares his scholarship and insights about Beethoven's ongoing importance for audiences and musicians today. As part of this exciting event, students will also perform Beethoven's piano and chamber music works.
Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

November 15 – 7:30 p.m.  (Thursday)
Mostly Music:  Mid-Europa/USA Connection
People are familiar with famous names such as Mozart and Beethoven, but there were other European composers such as Smetena and Dohnanyi who, while less well-known, wrote masterworks and were among Europeans who influenced generations of American composers, whose works will also be featured.  The concert repertoire includes Dohnanyi’s Serenade op. 10. Carol Cole (violin), Ralph Fielding (viola), David Cole (cello) in addition to the famed Barber cello and piano Sonata performed by Lisa Leonard (piano) and David Cole. Conservatory students from the studio of Roberta Rust  will also perform works for two pianos, eight-hands: the one movement Sonata in E minor and the delightful Rondo in C by Smetana.
Note:  Mostly Music is conceived and hosted by Marshall Turkin and staged by Director of Theatre Arts Jan McArt.
Amarnick‐Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets:  $20

November 29 – 7:30 p.m.  (Thursday)
Dean’s Showcase No. 1
An exposition of various delightful solo and chamber works performed exclusively by the Conservatory of Music’s finest young musicians, all chosen by faculty recommendation and guaranteed to impress and inspire.
Amarnick‐Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets:  $10
(Sponsored by Margaret Westervelt)

How to Purchase Tickets:
Tickets are available for purchase at the Lynn University Box Office, located in the Wold Performing Arts Center at 3601 N. Military Trail. Tickets also may be purchased online at or by phone at 561.237.9000.

About Lynn University:
Founded in 1962 as Marymount College, Lynn University operates the Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Orchestra in Boca Raton. The conservatory has grown and earned international acclaim, attracting world-renowned faculty and gifted student-musicians. Its mission – “to  provide high quality professional performance education for gifted young musicians, and to set a superior standard for music performance worldwide” – emphasizes its commitment to engaging the Palm Beach County cultural community. With the opening of the new Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center in April 2010, the Philharmonia now performs in its own concert hall on the Lynn campus.

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