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News Release (April, 1965)


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News Release (April, 1965)
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New College News Release, For Release: Sonata Recital at New College
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NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SONATA RECITAL AT NEW COLLEGE Concert Pianist Jacques Abram and conductor and violinist Paul Wolfe will provide a special treat for New College students, faculty and guests Friday nigh t at 8 p.m. when they give a sonata recital in College Hall. On the program for the recital are three works: Sonata in C Major by Mozart, "Kreutzer" Sonata by Beethoven, and Sonata in A Major by Caesar Franck. Violinist Wolfe, who is adjunct professor of music at Ne'\ College as well as conductor of the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra, planned the sonata as part of a program of live music demonstra-tions for Ne\'.r College students in 'cheir program of studies in 'i.:he humanities. The recital originally was to be given during February but an injury to Abram's hand forced postponement. A limited number of seats for the sonata recital are available to the public. Information is available by calling New 355-7131. (more)


page 2 New College recital Abram has been a favorite in the music world since he made his debut \'lith the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1938. He made his first Euro-pean tour in 1951 and rapidly became one of America's most popular exports. He played in recitals in every important music center; he was guest soloist with all the great European orchestras including the Vienna Symphony, London's Royal Philharmonic, and Copenhagen's Danish State Radio Orchestra. Now a professor of piano at the University of South Florida, Abram has appeared with more than seventy-five major symphony orchestras in North and South America and Europe. This fall he has planned a tour of Holland and Scandinavia and a recording of four concerti with the Vienna Philharmonic. Area sudiences are familiar with the work of violinist Wolfe through his leadership of the Florida Coas t Symphony, the Youth Orchestra and in his performances with Asolo Chamber Orchestra which he founded and directs. Before comin-:J "co this area he had conducted the New Chamber Music Society in New York, was assistan t conductor with the United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra and conducted the Bronx Symphony Orchestra. Since its inception in 1957 Wolfe has participated each year in the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico as one of the leading violinists and official harpsichordist. He has been conductor of the Florida West Coast Symphony since 1961 and is a member of the charter faculty of New College. (more)


page 3 New College recital The of musical performances for the students at New College was made possible through a special gift from Mrs. Lota C. Mundy. Included have been a woodwind quintet and a string quartet. Professor Wolfe often demonstrated on the violin particular musical points in his lectures. $ $ $

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