MODESTO — Modesto Junior College Department of Music will present a Fall String Recital on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on the East Campus.
The students of Anne Martin, Director of Orchestra and Strings at MJC, will perform solo works by Bach, Glazunov, Handel, Mozart, Roggen, Shostakovich, and Veracini. The event is open to the public and admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.
The program opens with the Elementary Strings Class playing the Indian Lament and an American Fiddle Tune. The String Orchestra will present a concerto by Vivaldi, the popular Beatles’ song Eleanor Rigby, Fantasia on a Theme from Thailand by Meyer and Wind that Shakes the Barley featuring an Irish Dance performance by Alexandra Golikov. Soloists Anthony Houth and Megan Torkelson will perform Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor. Pianist Yan Yan Chan will accompany the students in solo works for violin, viola, cello and bass.
For more information contact Professor Anne Martin at (209) 575-6646.