Hendersonville Chamber Music to present Fire Pink Trio March 4
Published 10:15 am Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Fire Pink Trio – Jacquelyn Bartlett, harp; Sheila Browne, viola and Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flute – take the stage at Hendersonville’s First Congregational Church at Fifth Avenue and White Pine at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.
The program will begin with the exciting “Suite Popular Espanola” by the contemporary composer Manuel Morena-Buendia and end with Claude Debussy’s three movement “Sonate” and contain several musical surprises in between.
Harpist Bartlett’s solo debut in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall when she was 16 received high critical praise. She graduated with honors from Interlochen Arts Academy and then attended Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where she majored in harp and minored in piano. Bartlett has toured America and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. Having served on the faculties of Duke University and the University of North Carolina, she is a member of the artist faculties of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Community School of the Arts at Spirit Square in Charlotte.
Violist Browne has concertized in many of the world’s major halls as soloist, chamber musician and as principal violist of several orchestras. Also an active recitalist, she was featured by Michael Tilson–Thomas while principal of the New World Symphony in the PBS documentary “Beethoven Alive!” Browne is on the artist/professor faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and has also recently joined the faculty of New York University.
Flutist Reuter-Pivetta enjoys a diverse career as soloist, chamber artist, orchestral player and teacher. She has won numerous honors and has performed as concerto soloist with international and stateside orchestras. Reuter-Pivetta has also recorded works with her husband, pianist Federico Pivetta and is the principal flutist with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra.
– article submitted by Robert Wiley