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Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert Series

The JCCGW presents its 43rd season of rising stars and renowned artists in the 2014-2015 concert series that will delight and inspire. Musicians perform in the Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts’ intimate Kreeger Auditorium.

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United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series

The JCCGW is pleased to be a performance venue for the United States Air Force Chamber Players Series.  The Chamber Players Series concerts feature instrumentalists and vocalists from every performing ensemble of the US Air Force Band.  The series offers metropolitan Washington audiences an opportunity to enjoy these world-class musicians in intimate recitals of the finest music literature.

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Fine Arts String Quartet Sunday, March 8th
USAF Band – String Quartet Plus One Wednesday, March 11th
USAF Band – Airmen of Note Jazz Combo Wednesday, March 18th
USAF Band – Chamber Wind Ensemble Wednesday, March 25th
Ran Dank & Soyeon Kate Lee, Piano Solos and Duo Sunday, April 12th
Augustin Hadelich & Joyce Yang, Violin + Piano Sunday, May 3rd

Fine Arts String Quartet

Sunday, March 8th
7:30 p.m.

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“a powerhouse of American chamber music” (Washington Post)

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert

The venerable Fine Arts Quartet ranks among the most distinguished and authoritative ensembles of our time, with an illustrious history of performing success and an extensive recording legacy.

MOZART String Quartet in A Major, K. 464
BEETHOVEN Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
TCHAIKOVSKY String Quartet in F Major, Op. 22

Master Class with Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra (MCYO) Students

Monday, March 9  |  7:30 pm 

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USAF Band – String Quartet Plus One

Wednesday, March 11th
8:00 p.m.

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United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series

The United States Air Force String Quartet is comprised of the principal players of the U.S. Air Force String Orchestra. Joined by the principal cellist of the Concert Band, the ensemble will perform Franz Schubert’s glorious String Quintet in C major, D. 956.

USAF Band – Airmen of Note Jazz Combo

Wednesday, March 18th
8:00 p.m.

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United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series

This performance from the Airmen of Note Trio features Master Sgt. Steve Erickson, Technical Sgt. David McDonald, and guest bassist Staff Sgt. Regan Brough of The U. S. Army Band’s Army Blues jazz ensemble. They will perform musical selections honoring the legacy of legendary jazz bassist Ray Brown, including many of the bassist’s favorite jazz standards and original compositions.

USAF Band – Chamber Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, March 25th
8:00 p.m.

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United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series

The U.S. Air Force Band’s Chamber Wind Ensemble, conducted by Capt. Joseph Hansen, presents a variety of music for small groups. Works by Dvorak, Beethoven, Orff and Bizet will be featured.

“a tour-de-force account” (New York Times)

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert

Married pianists Israeli-born Ran Dank and Korean-American Soyeon Kate Lee combine forces in a program to include solo piano works and four-hand arrangements.  These stellar young artists have received critical acclaim for their duo collaborations as well as their solo performances.

CHOPIN Mazurkas from Opp. 17, 59 and 68
LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13
DEBUSSY Preludes No. 7 and 8 from Book 1
RAVEL La Valse
MENDELSSOHN String Octet Op. 20 for Duo Piano

 

“unassuming virtuosity and uncanny sophistication” (Dallas News)

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert

Violinist Augustin Hadelich has made an enormous splash on the concert stage with his fast-fingered virtuosity.  He is joined by the magnificent pianist Joyce Yang, who won international renown as the youngest competitor and silver medalist at the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne
KURTÁG Tre Pezzi
SCHUMANN Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 105
FRANCK Violin Sonata in A Major
SARASATE Carmen Fantasy