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NewsSchubert's Octet Performed at Marlboro

Marlboro, VT (March 22, 2007)-Franz Schubert’s Octet in F Major will be performed on Sunday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m. in Marlboro College’s Ragle Hall.

The chamber music will be played by William Amsel, clarinet; Natalya Rose Vrbsky, bassoon; Peter Solomon, French horn; Lucy Chapman and Julianne Lee, violin; Rebecca Gitter, viola; Judith Serkin, cello and Charles Clemens, double bass.

Amsel and Clemens are currently in their final year at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where Chapman is the director of chamber music and a violin teacher.

Lee and Gitter are musicians with the Boston Symphony; Vrbsky and Solomon are master’s students at Temple University and the New England Conservatory, respectively; and Serkin, who describes a performance of the Octet as “quite an event,” is a teacher at the Brattleboro Music Center.

The group will also perform Max Reger’s Lyrical Andante, Wolfgang Mozart’s Sonata for violin and viola and Carl Nielson’s Serenata Invano.

Admission is free, seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  For more information check out and look under “news” links.  You can also contact public affairs officer Kathy Reynolds at (802) 251-7644 or

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