The NOVA Chamber Music Series will continue its 40th Anniversary Season with the third concert of the season, held in Libby Gardner Hall at the University of Utah School of Music.
Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster Kathryn Eberle is soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, while pianist Frank Weinstock is featured in Mozart’s Piano Trio in C Major, K. 548. Leopold Mozart’s gorgeous Concerto for Alto Trombone will feature Utah Symphony Principal Trombone Mark Davidson.
Violinist Kathryn Eberle is the Associate Concertmaster of the Utah Symphony. Previously Ms. Eberle was a violinist with the St. Louis Symphony and served as Guest Concertmaster with the Richmond and Omaha Symphonies. She served extensively as Concertmaster of the Juilliard Orchestra, including the ensemble’s tour of China as well as performances in Avery Fisher, Alice Tully, and Carnegie Halls.
Kathryn has been performing with NOVA for the past several seasons onstage at Libby Gardner Hall and in the more intimate NOVA Gallery Series. The Salt Lake Tribune described her performance as, “marrying unimpeachable technical skill with a persuasive and perceptive voice.”
Mark Davidson, a native of Dallas, Texas, began his studies under the guidance of James Wallace before attending the University of North Texas, where he received his Bachelor’s of Music Education in 2006. After graduation, he went on to attend The Juilliard School and studied with Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic. During this time, Mark also attended the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan and was the winner of the International Trombone Association’s Lewis Van Haney Trombone Competition. This will be Mark’s first season performing with NOVA Chamber Music Series.
Pianist Frank Weinstock has had a distinguished career as a performer, teacher, and adjudicator. His appearances as recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician have taken him throughout the United States, as well as to South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. As concerto soloist, Mr. Weinstock has appeared with such conductors as Jesús López-Cobos, Erich Kunzel, Keith Lockhart, Jorge Mester, Gunther Schuller, Markand Thakar, and Luthero Rodrigues. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Weinstock has performed with the Tokyo and American String Quartets, Leonard Rose, Larry Combs, Glen Dicterow, the Percussion Group Cincinnati, and with members of the Guarneri, LaSalle, Manhattan, and Berkshire Quartets. Frank Weinstock is Professor Emeritus of Piano at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where he taught for thirty-one years until his retirement in 2011, he now resides in Salt Lake City.
Audience members are invited to join Artistic Director Jason Hardink for a pre-concert talk in room 270 at the University of Utah School of Music at 2:30 PM.