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ECMI Benefit Concert at the Claremont Hotel
Aug 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Time: 4:00 – 6:15pm
Location: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Musicians: violinist Robert Anemone and cellist Kirsten Jermé
Tickets: $40 individual / $70 couple
The public is invited to an afternoon of chamber music followed by a reception on the lawn at the Claremont Hotel on Friday, August 16 at 4pm.
Violinist Robert Anemone and cellist Kirsten Jermé will play a selection of charming and virtuousic works for violin and cello by Glière, Honegger, Handel/Halvorsen, and others.
Anemone has been praised for his “complete command, beautiful sound, and firmness without anxiety” (Boston Musical Intelligencer). He has appeared as a soloist with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Concord Symphony, University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory Philharmonia, and others, as well as in recital in the United States and Europe. He is currently a member of the first violin section of the North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh, NC.
Jermé has served four seasons as principal cellist of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and cellist of the Eykamp String Quartet, faculty Artists-in-Residence at the University of Evansville in Indiana. She has performed for the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy. She was appointed Assistant Director and Honors Coordinator for the Lamar-Stringfield Music Camp in Raleigh, NC, and serves on faculty at the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute.
Following the concert, guests will have the opportunity to mingle with the musicians and other guests on the lawn, where refreshments and drinks will be served.
This concert will benefit Ellsworth Community Music Institute, a non-profit organization that provides classical music concerts and professional instruction for all ages at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth. The organization serves Hancock and Washington counties. Proceeds will help support the organization and keep music lessons affordable for all. Tickets are $40 each or $70 for a pair. Tickets may be purchased online, or you may send a check made out to ECMI to: PO Box 56, Ellsworth, ME 04605.
For more information, call Kelly Dickson on 207-266-2910.
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