During the 2010-2011 concert season, Kean Concert Artist Joanna Marie Frankel has been invited abroad five times to participate in arts partnership residencies in four different countries. (KeanXChange)
In August, Gabriela Martinez, who is today a Kean Concert Artist, performed as soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A (K. 414) with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, under the renowned Itzhak Perlman. According to Scelba, the Chicago Symphony is the only orchestra in the United States that competes with the Berlin Philharmonic, thought by many to be the greatest orchestra in the world. (KeanXChange)
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has announced the winners of the latest CMS II competition. Twelve new members were chosen from an international pool of more than two hundred applicants, with fifty three invited to participate in the live auditions. Among the talented winners joining the CMS Two program for the 2012-2013 season is Romie de Guise-Langlois, Adjunct Professor of Clarinet and Concert Artist at the Kean University Conservatory of Music. (KeanXChange)
Dr. Anthony Scelba, chair of the Kean Conservatory of Music and director of the Concert Artist Program, has been invited to serve as Guest Professor in Residence at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. (KeanXChange)
Anthony Scelba has been appointed Artistic Director of the Festival Internacional de Música de Campina Grande, a new chamber music festival that will take place in Paraíba, Brazil this June. He will also serve as Artist-Faculty in Double Bass and deliver a keynote address on the nexus of chamber music and pedagogy. Artist-Faculty for the festival, who will perform and coach chamber music, will come from Brazil, Venezuela, and universities throughout the U.S., and will include Victoria Stewart, Concert Artist in Violin. (http://www.fimcg.com/)
The Vorarlberg Music Conservatory, Feldkirch, Austria, has invited Anthony Scelba to give a series of four master classes as part of the Feldkircher Meisterklassen 2010 series in February.
Kean at Merkin Hall: February 19, March 11, and April 5th
A review of the all-Draeseke concert, 11/6/08
-The Arco Ensemble, Victoria Stewart’s newly founded chamber orchestra, made its debut performance in the new concert hall at Drew University with Jorge Mester as conductor and Elmar Oliveira as violin soloist. On the program were Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Puccini’s Crisantemi, and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C.
-Anthony Scelba has been invited by Eduardo Fideles, State Secretary of Culture of Ceará, Brazil to participate as one of the international guest artists at II Festival de Musica de Camara do Centro-Sul e Vale do Salgado, to be held in Iguatu and Icó, cities in the northeastern state of Ceará. The festival, sponsored by the Associacão Artístgica de Concertos do Ceará, will take place in mid-January 2007.
-Schubertiana (the Concert
Artists latest CD) has been reviewed in South Africa by Kai Horsthemke.
The review is available on line:
-Martin Simpson of the South African Bass Collective has interviewed Anthony Scelba on line. “A Chat with Anthony Scelba” is available at: http://www.bassplayers.co.za/interviewtony-scelba.html
Concert Artist Series
with Dr. Anthony Scelba, Director
2009-2010 Concert Artist Season
Thursday, October 8, 2009, 8:00 P.M.
The Concert Artists Find a Home
Saturday, October 17, 2009, 8:00 P.M.
Elmar Oliveira and ARCO
Thursday, October 29, 2009, 8:00 P.M.
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 3:00 P.M.
Thursday, December 3, 2009, 8:00 P.M.
The Two Pianos
Thursday, November 19, 2009, 8:00 P.M.
Happy Birthday, Felix!
Sunday, December 20, 2009, 3:00 P.M.
Happy ‘Holiday Brass’
Thursday, February 11, 2010, 8:00 PM
Revel in Ravel
Thursday, February 25, 2010, 8:00 PM
Exquisite works by French composers—well-known and unknown—Debussy, Duparc, Poulenc, and Onslow
Thursday, March 4, 2010, 8:00 PM
Happy Birthday Robert
Thursday, March 25, 2010, 8:00 PM
Jazz on the Fazioli
Andy Fusco brings Ted Rosenthal, winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition, to Enlow Hall
Thursday, April 8, 2010, 8:00 PM
Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum
Thursday, April 15, 2010, 8:00 PM
A program of works by two Concert Artist Composers-in-Residence including music by Frank Ezra Levy and the World Premiere of Liduino Pitombeira’s Song Cycle for Soprano and Strings