Sarasota, Florida • Friday, January 2, 2015
GuitarSarasota’s MiniConcert & Lecture Series Features Trio Viola
GuitarSarasota presents Trio Voilà, a mixed ensemble composed of a flute, a viola and a guitar on Monday, January 12, 2015 from 7:30-9pm in a mini-concert meeting
at Art Center Sarasota, 707 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236.
GuitarSarasota features Trio Voilà with a half hour performance followed by a brief Q&A session and then a short artist’s reception.
The GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert Meeting Series at Art Center Sarasota is a free event and open to the public. This event is sponsored
in part, by a grant from the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County,by GuitarSarasota, and its Members.
This series features a half hour, interactive, and moderated performance with host Dr. Zachary Johnson followed by an artist’s reception held at Art Center Sarasota, 707 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236.
Concerts are from 7:30pm-9pm, they free, open to the public, and do not require reservations.
Trio Voilà is a mixed ensemble comprised of a flute, a viola and a guitar. Offering a unique musical experience, this combination of instruments has a long tradition with original compositions from the 19th and 20th centuries. Along with new, groundbreaking and exciting music by contemporary composers programming can be varied and unconventional. By nature, the tone creation of a wind, bowed and plucked instrument is very different, therefore producing sound colors that cannot be created by traditional wind or string ensembles. Dr Jane Hoffman is a sought after flute teacher and soloist, who is currently on the music faculty of State College of Florida in Bradenton. She enjoys working at Sarasota County public schools, where she has been an active music pedagogue since over ten years. As a performer, Jane tours nationally and internationally, and she has worked with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and the Craig Turley Orchestra in Tampa. Laura Jensen-Jennings, a member of the Sarasota Orchestra, is equally talented on the viola and the violin. As the principal second violinist of the Sarasota Orchestra, Laura has enjoyed a successful career with the orchestra since many years. As a violist, she follows her passion in performing chamber music with Trio Voilá. Her passion to teach has put her in collaboration with many of Sarasota’s finest schools and music institutions. Classical guitarist, Thomas Koch as performed at venues in New York City, Berlin, and Paris. He performs with many orchestras on Florida’s west coast as soloist, and he has appears on radio and TV shows throughout the area with his fellow Trio Voilá members. Thomas is on the music faculty of State College of Florida, and Booker High School. As the founding president of GuitarSarasota, he has invited a large number of international guitar virtuosos to perform recitals in Sarasota.
GuitarSarasota’s annual membership is open to all who are interested in the guitar and prices start at $20 for individuals. GuitarSarasota’s members receive discounts on concert tickets (including tickets for all guest), an email newsletter, and the benefit of supporting a respected local non-profit arts organization. The membership fee is tax-deductible. GuitarSarasota’s membership applications and ticket information are available online at guitarsarasota.org.
GuitarSarasota is a non-profit organization promoting the education, appreciation and cultural significance of the classical guitar as a solo and chamber music instrument.
Art Center Sarasota, 707 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236 • artsarasota.org
GuitarSarasota Inc. PO Box 15772, Sarasota, FL 34277-1772 telephone 941.362.2991• guitarsarasota.org