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Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society concert, April 23

Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society

The Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society is pleased to present the sixth concert of its 2021-22 seven concert season on Saturday, April 23 with chamber music performed by the Felici Piano Trio.

The concert will include Divertimento in B-Flat Major, K.254 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Adagio, Variations and Rondo for Piano Trio in G Major, opus 121a “Kakadu Variations” by Ludwig van Beethoven; and Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, opus 21 by Antonin Dvorak.

The concert will take place at the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church, 633 W. Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, California at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($30/general, $25/senior, and $5/students and active duty military) are available at Red Rock Books, the Maturango Museum, at the door or online. For more information or to buy tickets online, visit the Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society website, http://www.rcchambermusic.org, or call Karen Haden, (760) 371-5936.

As they have over the past 13 years, the Felici Piano Trio members will be in Ridgecrest adjudicating students of the High Desert Music Teachers Association (HDMTA). The HDMTA is an organization of private music teachers in the Indian Wells Valley that each year sponsors concerts and recitals, both solo and ensemble, for their students. The Spring Honor Recital requires students to be adjudicated or screened to assure the students are at a high level of performance.  HDMTA teachers are honored to have these wonderful musicians adjudicate and coach our local students.

The Felici Piano Trio is the musical home of pianist Steven Vanhauwaert, violinist Rebecca Hang and cellist Brian Schuldt. Felici has distinguished itself as a unique presence on the national music scene since coming to Mammoth Lakes in 1998 as a participant in Chamber Music America’s Rural Residencies Program. Felici members have been awarded prizes in the Los Angeles Liszt, Yellow Springs, and Osaka music competitions. Felici members have performed more than 350 critically acclaimed concerts in Europe, South America and the U.S. Don’t miss this performance of the local long-time favorite Felici Piano Trio.