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News Release (May 1, 1966)


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News Release (May 1, 1966)
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/NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, HAY 1, 1966 NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION A two-week Netv College Summer 1usic Festival, Hith ten noted musicians on the teaching faculty and seven public concerts, will be held this year from June 19 to July 3. The festival offers to amateur and professional musicians classes in piano, strings, winds, brass, and also solfege and emphasizes chamber music in both teaching and performances. Serving on the faculty for the second year will be director and violin-ist Paul Holfe, pianist Jacques Abram, oboist Robert Bloom, violist Halter Trampler, bassist Gaston Dufresne, and Hiss Patricia Stenberg, tvoodtvinds. NetY' to the faculty this year tlill be cellists Gabor Rejto and Leslie Parnas, French horn player John, and flutist Julius Baker. They comprise the Festival faculty that will offer teaching of various instruments plus ensemble coaching sessions and workshops devoted to string techniques in group playing. The faculty also will perform in the seven con-certs, this year to be held at the Florida Hest Coast Symphony Hall. The 1965 Festival, tvhich tvas held for one t.Jeek, was the first for New College, and was rated highly successful by both faculty and students. Class sessions for the Festival t.Jill be held on the Net.r College campus with the mornings reserved for lessons, p,roup sessions and seminars. After-noons are a continuation of classes, open rehearsals and ensemble coaching. Most evenings are for orchestra rehearsals, performances, and group sessions. -more-


New College Summer Festival Page 2 Classes are open to both performing and non-performing musicians. Participating students last year included a number from the Florida West Coast as well as from various parts of the nation. They are limited in number to insure all students maximum attention from the faculty. Again this year, a number of auditors Hill be accepted. Auditors have the privilege of attending any of the classes, seminars, or group sessions plus all of the seven concerts to be offered durinp, the t't-10 'treeks. The Ne't.f College Summer ifusic Festival Faculty: Paul lJolfe, violinist and Festival director, is conductor of the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra, featured artist at the Casals first violinist, Silvermine String f1uartet, assisting artist, Budapest String Quar tet, and Adjunct Professor of Husic at NeH College. Jacques Abram, pianist, has performed with the NewYork Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, and San Francisco symphony orchestras. He has had twelve European tours and, as well as being Visiting Professor at New College, he is a member of the faculty at the University of South Florida. Robert Bloom, oboist, lvas solo oboist for the NBC Symphony under Toscanini and he has been a member of the Bach Aria Group since its founding. He is a composer of t-1orks for oboe, strings, and piano and has been a member of the faculty of the Yale Graduate School of lJalter Trampler, violist, has been a featured artist at the Casals Festival, a soloist t-1ith the Netv York Philharmonic, and guest violist lvith the Budapest and Juilliard string quartets. A founder-member of the New Music Quartet, he also is Distinguished Professor of the Juilliard School of Husic. -more-


New College Summer 1usic Festival Page 3 Julius Baker, flutist, \.Jas recently described by Hagazine as "among the great flute players of all time," He is solo flutist \-lith the York Philharmonic, a member of the faculty of the Juilliard School of Husic, has performed Hith the Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Chicago and CBS Symphony Or chestras and for 18 years was a member of the Bach Aria Group. Gabor Rejto, cellist, is chairman of the department of the School of of the University of Southern California, a member of the Alma Trio, and has appeared with such groups as the Vienna Symphony, Budapest Symphony, Rome Philharmonic and the Hungarian and Paganini Quartets. Leslie Parnas, cellist, t.Jinner of the Prix Pablo Casals and the Moscm-1 Tchaikot.Jsky Competition, has appeared with the Ne\.J York Philharmonic, in solo recital, and in chamber music performances with Rudolf Serkin. Recent appearances in Europe include those with orchestra and recital at the Lucerne Festival, in Paris, Geneva, London, Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich. John Barrmvs, French horn, has been a member of the Casals Festival Orchestra since 1958. He has performed t-lith the Hinneapolis Symphony, the New York City OPera Orchestra, and he has taught at Yale, Columbia, Net.J York University, and the University of Hisconsin. Gaston Dufresne, double bass, Has a member of the Boston Symphony Or chestra for 30 years. He taught double bass and solfege at the Berkshire Husic Center and the Net-1 England Conservatory. He is principal bassist with the Florida Hest Coast Symphony Orchestra. -more-


New College Summer Husic Festival Page 4 Patricia Stenberg, >voodwinds, is a member of the faculty of the Uni versity of South Florida and New College. Principal oboist in three major Florida orchestras, she performs with the St. Petersburg Symphony, Tampa Phil harmonic and the Florida Hest Coast Symphony. Dr. Arthur R. Borden Jr., chairman of the Division of Humanities at Nel<7 College, coordinate the Festival aeain this year. Registration for either participating student or auditor may be made through the office of the Division of Humanities at New College. -30-

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