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News Music for a Sunday Afternoon presents Merfeld and Keyes, November 20

MARLBORO, VT - (November 10, 2011) - Pianist Robert Merfeld and violinist Bayla Keyes return to Marlboro College for its Music for Sunday Afternoon series on Sunday November 20, at 3:00 pm in Ragle Hall. This performance is free and open to the public. 

The concert will feature C.P.E. Bach’s Sonata in C Minor, Prokofiev’s Sonata for solo violin, Brahms’ Sonata #1 in G Major and Merfeld’s own Nocturne and Ballade for Bayla.

Robert Merfeld is one of the founding members of Apple Hill Chamber Players and has performed internationally as a soloist and with orchestras and chamber music ensembles. He is on the faculties of Boston University and Harvard and coordinates the chamber music programs at the Longy School of Music.

Bayla Keyes is a founding member of the Muir String Quartet, with whom she won the Evian and Naumburg Competitions. She is a professor of violin at Boston University and works with several Boston-based ensembles, including Triple Helix, Boston Musica Viva and Sonos.

Images available upon request. For more information, contact the Marlboro College public relations department at 802-251-7644 or In case of inclement weather, call the Marlboro College Events line at 802-451-7151.

Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts for 60 years, with 300 undergraduate students enjoying an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College Graduate School offers master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of education, internet technologies, health care administration, non-profit administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability, with courses designed around small classes at the downtown Brattleboro campus complemented by online work and collaboration.



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