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St. John’s College
Who: Kenneth Burward-Hoy, violist
Virginia Burward-Hoy, cellist
Juanita Madland, pianist
What: All-Brahms concert
Sonata No.1 in f minor, Op.120 for viola and piano
Sonata in e minor, Op. 38 for violoncello and piano
Trio in a minor, Op.114 for piano, cello and violin
When: Sunday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public
Where: Great Hall, Peterson Student Center, St. John’s College
The Trio will give an all-Brahms concert, and will speak about each piece.
Kenneth Burward-Hoy has performed as principal violist with the Hollywood Bowl, Joffrey Ballet, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and Bolshoi Ballet orchestras. He has recorded with vocal artists including Frank Sinatra, Barbra Striesand, Dawn Upshaw, Bernadette Peters, and Tony Bennett. He is currently principal violist with Teatro Grattacielo Opera at Lincoln Center, New Jersey State Opera, and St. Cecilia Chorale Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
Virginia Burward-Hoy received her early training at the Eastman School of Music, and furthered her studies at Indiana University. She was principal cellist with the Tibor Varga Chamber Orchestra in Detmold, Germany, and has performed with the Dallas Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, L.A. Opera, San Francisco Ballet and Royal Ballet orchestras, and the New York City Symphony.
Juanita Madland has bachelor and master degrees in piano performance, the latter with Evelyne Brancart whose teacher was a pupil of Liszt. She has given concerts in Oslo, the Salzburg Mozarteum in Italy, the Peter Paul Rubens Museum in Antwerp, and in Germany. In 2002 she was Music Teacher of the Year for the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico, and in 2005 was a semi-finalist in the International Piano Competition in Albuquerque.