Pan Harmonia premieres its 19th Season at the Carolina Music Museum

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Pan Harmonia, Asheville’s award-winning chamber music repertory company, opens its 19th season at the newly opened Carolina Music Museum in downtown Greenville on Heritage Green on Sunday, September the 9th, at 3:30 PM. Baroque and Beyond, features Pan Har- monia’s Artistic Director, flutist Kate Steinbeck, with Barbara Weiss, playing the harpsichord, and Gail Ann Schroeder, the viola da gam- ba.

Pan Harmonia has built a national reputation for its imaginative concept of bringing expert artists from across the country, playing a vari- ety of instruments, into their musical circle to produce some of the most arresting music from the baroque period right up to today’s mu- sic. It’s visionary and creative programming has garnered support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council.

Kate Steinbeck, Pan Harmonia’s dynamic Artistic Director, discovered the flute in the 7th grade and the rest is history. She attended the Baldwin Wallace College’s Conservatory, routinely listed as one of the country’s leading music programs, where she earned a life-long mentor, William Hebert, then at the pinnacle of his 60-year career as master teacher and the Cleveland Orchestra’s piccolo player. She won a Fulbright, studied and performed in Belgium, Germany, and France. Kate has produced two critically acclaimed CDs: Light in the Corner (2004) with percussionist Byron Hedgepeth and Luminescence (2010) with guitarist Amy Brucksch

Barbara Weiss, harpsichord, teaches at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute and at both the Indiana University Recorder Perform- ers Seminar and the Indiana University Recorder Academy. Previously she was on the faculties of the Oberlin Conservatory, the Universi- ty of Minnesota and Concordia College while serving as music director of Ex-Machina. Ms. Weiss has performed at the Boston, San An- tonio and Berkeley Early Music Festivals, the Winnipeg Folk Festival as well as with the Newbury Consort, the New International Trio, King’s Noise, Apollo’s Fire, and Second City Music. Ms. Weiss has recordings on both the Flying Fish and Harmonia Mundi labels.

Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba, is a graduate of the University of Michigan, furthered her studies on the viola da gamba at the Royal Music Conservatory of Brussels where she obtained the First Prize and Higher Diploma, with distinction. For fourteen years she was assistant to one of the most sought-after early music performers of his generation on the baroque cello and viola da gamba, Wieland Kuijken, her teacher in Brussels. She has taught at numerous workshops for the Viola da Gamba Society of America, the Amherst Early Music Festival and Mountain Collegium, and has recorded for such labels as DHM, Sony Classical, Ricercar and Erato.

Tickets:

By Phone: Call the office at (828) 254-7123 to place an order.
Advance ticket sales $20 and end at 5:00 PM the day prior to each concert.

By Mail: Send your check and a note at least 2 weeks prior, tell them how many tickets for which dates to Pan Harmonia, PO Box 18342, Asheville, NC 28814.
Please be sure to include 7% NC Sales Tax for each ticket, i.e. a $20 ticket plus 7% tax = $21.40.

At the Door: Subject to availability starting 30 minutes before each performance.
$25 general/ $5 military and students with ID. Student tickets are intended for those under age 26.

By the Website: Advance ticket sales $20 and end at 5:00 PM the day prior to each concert. Presented By: Carolina Music Museum
Dates: September 9, 2018
Location: Carolina Music Museum

Address:516 Buncombe St, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 828.254.7123
Time: 3:30 pm
Price: $20 in advance – Adults, $5 – Military and Students w/ID$25 at the door


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