Classical: Lichtenburg Trio
July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$15
Miriam Eckelhoefer has a multifaceted career as a performer, teacher and administrator. An active freelance musician, Ms. Eckelhoefer is currently a member of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and has held positions with Michigan Opera Theater, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with ensembles throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Connecticut, and New York. Ms. Eckelhoefer served as Director of Preparatory and Continuing Studies at the Longy School of Music, Assistant Director of Ensembles at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT and co-founded Elm City ChamberFest, a summer chamber music program. Ms. Eckelhoefer holds her DMA from SUNY Stony Brook, an MM from Yale University, and a BS in Mathematics and BA in Music from the University of Notre Dame. Her principal instructors include Colin Carr, Aldo Parisot, Karen Buranskas, Irene Sharp, and members of the Tokyo and Emerson String Quartets. She has performed at festivals throughout the United States, Canada, England, France, Italy, and Holland. Ms. Eckelhoefer is currently on the faculty at Tufts University Community Division and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and she maintains a private cello studio.
Pianist Armine Karapetian Donato was born in Armenia where she studied piano at Yerevan State Conservatory and received her Master’s degrees in performance under Professor Amalia Bayburtian. She has performed across Eastern Europe and Russia as a solo performer and in group and chamber collaborations and has been a guest artist in numerous music festivals. Highlights of Armine’s performing career include the first public performances of Chebotarian’s Six Pieces on Folk Melodies dedicated to her and Chtchyan’s Piano Concerto. She also was the recipient of the First Prize at the Khachaturian Competition in Yerevan. Armine teaches at Tufts Community Programs, works with Boston Ballet, teaches piano with the Cambridge Community Schools, and maintains an active private studio.
Amos Lawrence violin is the concertmaster of the Brookline Symphony Orchestra. He attended the N.C. School of the Arts and the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Ivan Galamian and Jascha Brodsky. He graduated with Distinction in Violin Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music (MM). He has performed in Italy in the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain at the International Musicians Seminar in Prussia Cove, Canada, and Israel in the Israel Festival. He has written Stop Your Double Stop Trouble, a violin technique book. He served as the assistant concertmaster (twelve years) of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in South Carolina. For nine years he served as an adjunct professor at the College of Charleston and played in the Charleston Symphony String Quartet. In the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, he performed over 25 performances of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.