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U.Va. Chamber Music Series


Saturday, April 19, 2014 8:00PM
General Admission

U.Va. Chamber Music Series
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Performed in Old Cabell Hall, on Grounds at U.Va.

Part of the McIntire Department of Music

The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents the final performance of the U.Va. Chamber Music Series, on Saturday, April 19th at 8 pm in Old Cabell Hall. The concert will feature Peter Spaar, bass.

(This concert was originally scheduled for Monday, March 3rd, but was postponed due to the snowstorm. Those patrons who already purchased or reserved tickets for the March 3rd concerts will be able to use those for this concert.)

Pete Spaar has served as principal bass of the Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra since 1989. He serves on the music faculty at the University of Virginia where he teaches classical and jazz bass and is the founder and bassist of the Free Bridge Quintet, U.Va.'s jazz quintet-in-residence. He has performed with the Fort Worth and Roanoke Symphonies and is currently a member of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Spaar maintains a very active freelance career as both a jazz and classical bassist. He has extensive freelance experience including performances with Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Mose Allison and Emily Remler.

Mr. Spaar holds a Bachelor of Music degree from James Madison University and a Master of Music degree from University of North Texas. His former teachers include Sam Cross, Ed Rainbow, Tom Lederer and Mark Bernat

Program:
Eccles: Sonata in G minor
Hindemith: Sonata for Double Bass an Piano
Bottesini: Elegy
Spaar: Original Works
Burtner: Falls