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News Release (July 1967)


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News Release (July 1967)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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July 1967


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NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SARASOTA, FLORIDA---Formation of the New College Quartet, a string group whose members will be in residence on the New College campus, has been announced. Members of the are violinists Paul Wolfe Anita Brooker, violist William Magers and cellist Christopher von Baeyer. They will perform music from the extensive string quartet literature writtP.n by some of the greatest composers over the last several hundred years. Beginning in the fall, the resident group will play five concerts on campus but also will be available to concertize throughout the state. Three of the members of the quartet, l.Jolf e, Magers, and von Baeyer, are members of the New College faculty. Mrs. Brooker performs with several Florida Symphony orchestras and chamber music groups. During the academic year of the college, the quartet members will be in residence on campus, and during the summer they will perform as a group for the Silvermine Guild of Artists in Connecticut. Their first concert at New Caanan will be on July 9. more


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 (Quartet) Professor Wolfe said that during the college year the quartet would have two weekly rehearsals that would be open to the college community in addition to the public concerts. Each of the members of the quartet is now teaching or performing at the three week Ne\-1 College Summer Music Festival which ends July 2. First violinist Paul Wolfe, in addition to his teaching duties at New College, is conductor of the Florida Hest Coast Symphony Orchestra. Since its inception in 1957, he has participated each year in the Casals Festival as one of the leading violinists and official harpsichordist. During the course of these festivals, he has appeared as guest artist with the Budapest String Ouartet. l-Jolfe is also founder and director of the Symphony Chamber Orchestra, which gives several concerts each year. Second violinist Anita Brooker studied at Juilliard School of Music for eight years and gave recitals in New York, Chicago, Seattle and other major cities. She is assistant concertmaster of the Florida West Coast Symphony and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, a member of the Tampa Philharmonic, and a string consultant for Manatee Junior College. Violist tUlliam Magers, assistant professor of music at New College, was for five years with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and assistant principal of the St. Louis Chamber Orchestra. He also was assisting violist for the Walden and Illinois Quartet Concerts, and was for two years a member of the quartet in residence at Southern Illinois University. more -


NEW COLLEGE Page 3. (Quartet) Cellist Christopher von Baeyer, trained at the Juilliard School of Music, has performed in the Aspen and Marlboro Festival Orchestras, with the Menard Piano Trio under the auspices of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, with the Orchestra of America, and with three Ohio community symphonies. 30 -

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