Marlboro College

NewsPress Release - 11/4/99

MARLBORO, VT Two of Vermont's nationally recognized musicians, flutist Karen Kevra and pianist Paul Orgel, will perform a concert of works at 3p.m. Sunday, November 14, at Marlboro College"s Whittemore Theater.

The program will feature two Sonatas of the renowned composer Louis Moyse, former Marlboro College faculty member and co-founder of the Marlboro Music Festival. Also included in the program will be the J.S.Bach Sonata in E flat major, and the Schubert, Introduction, Theme and Variations on "Trockne Blumen."

A reception with the musicians and composer will follow the concert. The event is free and open to the public, and the theater is fully accessible. For more information, contact Marlboro College at (802)257-4333.

Praised as having a musical focus and depth seen in few flutists anywhere, Kevra is developing a reputation nationally and internationally. In Vermont, she has performed as a solo artist with the Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and the Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Critics have praised pianist Orgel for his "subtlety and attention tonuance" and "rare pathos." A native of New York City, Orgel hasperformed at the Kennedy Center in Washington and New York's Merkel Hall. A distinguished teacher, he has taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wesleyan, Temple, Swarthmore, and the Interlochen Arts Academy.

Kevra and Orgel have embarked on a study of the music of Louis Moyse, which will culminate in a recording of his major works for the two instruments.

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