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Baroque Music featuring Karen Hosmer, Albert Brouwer, Ted Mook and Gregory Hayes

 

 

Sunday, July 29, 2012, 05:00pm

   

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The next concert at Pacem in Terris will be on Sunday, July 29th at 5 pm, featuring oboist Karen Hosmer, flutist Albert Brouwer, cellist Ted Mook, and harpsichordist Gregory Hayes in a program of works from the baroque era. All of Sunday’s musicians, from three states and two countries, have played at Pacem in past seasons. They will convene to play solo and trio sonatas for two, three, and four players by Corelli, Handel, Tessarini, and both Johann Sebastian Bach and his son Carl Philipp Emanuel.

Karen Hosmer is principal oboe of the Albany Symphony, a member of the Springfield (MA) Symphony and serves as assistant professor at SUNY-Schenectady where she teaches oboe and courses in music theory and history. She holds degrees from Temple University (DMA) where she studied with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Michigan State University; and the Oberlin Conservatory. She has performed as a concerto soloist in New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania. She was a prizewinner in the Gillet International Oboe Competition and can be heard on recordings with the Albany Symphony for Argos and Albany Records.

Originally from the Netherlands, Albert Brouwer is the principal flutist in the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (MA), the Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VT) and the Orchestre Symphonique de Drummondville (Quebec). In addition he is a member of the Albany Symphony Orchestra (NY). Brouwer substitutes in the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras around Montreal. He also served as guest principal flute with the Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec during its 2010-2011 season. He regularly performs solo and chamber music concerts in Montréal and throughout New England. As a soloist with orchestra he has performed the Khachaturian, Liebermann, Mozart, and Vivaldi flute concertos with the Springfield and Vermont Symphony Orchestras and the New Hampshire Philharmonic.

Cellist Ted Mook has been an active proponent of new music, particularly microtonal music since 1980. A graduate of the Boston University School of Music, he became a member of Dinosaur Annex and performed with several other ensembles in the Boston area before moving to New York City in 1983. Mr. Mook has played new music at the Library of Congress, the American Academy in Rome, the venerable Monday Evening Concerts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Ijsbreker in Amsterdam. He is a veteran performer at the Bang on a Can Festival, and has participated in MusikProtokoll im Steirischen Herbst in Graz, Austria, the International Festival Musique Actuelle in Canada, the New England Bach Festival, the Bethlehem Music Festival, the USArts Festival in Berlin, the Synthesis International Festival for Contemporary Music in Skopje, Macedonia, and the Bern Biennale. He has recorded over three dozen works, including Lois Vierk's Simoom for eight multi-tracked cellos (all named Ted), discs of standard repertoire with the New York-based Philharmonia Virtuosi, and the cast albums for several Broadway shows.

Gregory Hayes is a busy chamber and orchestral musician, playing various keyboards with the Albany, Vermont, and Springfield (MA) Symphony Orchestras. He has participated often in the New England Bach Festival and Marlboro Music Festival, and on the Mohawk Trail Concerts series, and is a member of the New England Piano Quintet. He has taught piano and occasionally harpsichord at Dartmouth College since 1991. A graduate of Amherst College and the Manhattan School of Music, he is longtime music director for the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence and lives in western Massachusetts, where he has also taught for many summers at Greenwood Music Camp. He has played at Pacem in Terris annually since 1976.

Pacem in Terris is a not-for-profit organization under the Education Laws of the State of New York, located at 96 Covered Bridge Road, Warwick, NY.  No Reservations possible.  Tickets go on Sale at 4 pm, rain or shine.  Suggested donation $10.00

  

Pacem in Terris
96 Covered Bridge Rd.
Warwick
NY
10990
(845) 986-4329
http://www.frederickfranck.org/

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