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Stephanie March and Scott Conklin Join Rob Auler On WCNY Classic FM – Friday May 20th

Before our Saturday concert - see details below – Diane Jones will be interviewing the trio on WCNY at noon on Friday.  Classic FM can be found on the following FM stations: 91.3 in Syracuse, 89.5 in Utica/Rome , 90.9 in Watertown and streaming on-line.  Should be an interesting interview and Rob promises to play a an excerpt from the Saturday concert.  Please tune in!

Again, see below for more information and we hope to see you there on Saturday!

May 14, 2016   Comments Off

Stephanie March and Scott Conklin Join Rob Auler for Violin, Cello, Piano Trio – May 21st!

Please join us for our second of three spring concerts with:

Stephanie March – cello, Scott Conklin – violin and Robert Auler – piano

  .              march and conklin

Stephanie and Scott are both visiting from the great state of Iowa where Stephanie is a member of the cellist section in the Sioux City Symphony and Scott, when he is not performing globally, is Associate Professor of Violin at the University of Iowa School of Music and a violin teacher at the Preucil School of Music.  Please see the About the Artists page for links to their full biographies.

With Rob Auler, they will be preforming two works~

  Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8
  Paul Schoenfield, Cafe Music for Piano, Violin, Cello

The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

 

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

April 12, 2016   Comments Off

Past Performances

April 12, 2016   Comments Off

2016-04-07: duo parnas, Violin and Cello with Rob Auler

A little unusual for us to present a concert on a Thursday Night but you won’t want to miss this!

LaVeck Concerts is pleased to present duo parnas, a stunning collaboration of supremely musical sisters, violinist Madalyn Parnas and cellist Cicely Parnas. Their profound artistry speaks of their life-long partnership and performance career.  Officially recognized in Carnegie Hall with a 1st prize win at the 2008 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition, the duo soon earned rave  reviews in The New York Times for their exciting and technically flawless  performances.

.                    Violinist Madalyn Parnas and cellist Cicely Parnas

The violin and cello duo, accompanied by Rob Auler on piano, will be performing works by Arthur Honegger, Eugène Ysaÿe, Gaspar Cassadó, Ludwig van Beethoven and Maurice Ravel

To learn more about the duo parnas, see our About the Artists page and the Artist’s official page www.parnasmusic.com and for a taste of their performances, please visit their YouTube page by clicking here.

The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

 

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

 

April 2, 2016   Comments Off

2015-11-21: Lake Effect Trio

Please join us for the Lake Effect Trio featuring: Ahreum Kim, violin; Trevor Jorgensen, clarinet; and Robert Auler, piano.

    AhreumKim-TrevorJorgensen-RobAuler

More info on the concert program coming soon!

 The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM at the Pulaski Congregational Church, address below.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

                                     LaVeck Memorial Concert Series

LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski 13142. Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

November 1, 2015   Comments Off

2015-10-15: TwoPianists’ Duo

TwoPianists – Luis Magalhães and Nina Schumann from South Africa

South African piano duo TwoPianists will perform the next LaVeck Concert on Thurs. Oct. 15, making a Pulaski stopover between concert dates in New York City and Cleveland.

The husband and wife duo is comprised of Portuguese pianist Luis Magalhães and Nina Schumann of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The pair formed TwoPianists in 1999 as students of maestro Vladimir Viardo at the University of North Texas. Now based in Stellenbosch, TwoPianists has been called one of the finest chamber music groups on African soil.

TwoPianists’ program for Pulaski will include Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Opus. 11, comprised of six piano duets; Maurice Ravel’s Spanish Rhapsody, a famous orchestral piece originally composed for two pianos, and Claude Debussy’s Six Epigraphs Antiques “for four hands.”

.                          TwoPianists

To learn more about TwoPianists, visit:  www.pianoduo.twopianists.com

The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

 

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

 

October 2, 2015   Comments Off

2015-09-16 World Renowned Cellist, Wesley Baldwin with Special Guest, Blagomira Lipari

Also featuring Blagomira Lipari on violin and Rob Auler on Piano!

To kick off our 2015-16 concert series we have Wesley Baldwin, an international recording artist, concerto soloist and Full Professor of Cello at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

.        Wesley Baldwin  Blagomira Lipari

Wesley will play two audience favorites for the LaVeck audience—the beautiful “Swan” from Camille Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals, and the gorgeous third movement from the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata.  He’ll also tackle the monumental Samuel Barber Cello Sonata with Rob Auler on the piano.  As a special treat, they’ll team up with LaVeck favorite Blagomira Lipari on a beautiful, Romantic, undiscovered gem of a Piano Trio.

The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

 

Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

 

September 13, 2015   Comments Off

2015-06-27 Pianist, Dr. Lei Weng

Our next concert is coming up on Saturday, June 27th @ 7:00 PM at the Pulaski Congregational Church.   We will be featuring Dr. Lei Weng who has achieved world recognition for his mastery of piano.  He has been hailed as “a colorist of exemplary control” and “displayed a powerhouse technique and provided good contrast with its delicate moments” by the New York Concert Review for his sold-out Carnegie Hall debut.   Please see “About the Artisits for a full biography on Lei Weng.

LeiWeng

There will be a student performance preceding Dr. Weng.  Be sure to arrive a bit before 7PM as the doors will be closed once the concert begins, until a break. Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.

Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but is not required. Please see our Support page to recognize some of our our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!                                    

LaVeck Memorial Concert Series

LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for supporting the music, see you at the concert!

June 12, 2015   Comments Off

2015-05-16 Concert featuring Blagomira Lipari, violin, & Lauren Becker, horn

Our next concert is coming up on Saturday, May 16 @ 7:30 at the Pulaski Congregational Church.   This concert will feature two internationally recognized musicians who perform regularly with the Syracuse Symphoria: Blagomira Lipari, violin, and Lauren Becker, horn.

Blagomira LipariLauren Becker

Rob Auler will accompany them on piano and will assist them in presenting one of the mammoth works in all of the chamber music repertoire–the famed Brahms Trio for horn, violin and piano.   According to Rob,  if one work can demonstrate the majesty of the chamber music idiom, it would be this one!  Also included on the program will be works for violin and piano.   Please join us–and please–consider bringing a friend who has never attended!!

The concert starts promptly at 7:30 PM.  Please join us after for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for supporting the music!

 

Thanks for all of your continued support…..and see you at the concert!

May 3, 2015   Comments Off

2015-04-18 LaVeck Concert, Duo Montagnard

The 2014-2015 LaVeck Concert Season continues with this first Spring concert featuring Duo Montagnard. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Duo Montagnard was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, 8 Canadian Provinces, and twenty countries on six continents. They have commissioned and premiered twenty pieces and currently play all original music. They have recorded four albums including two devoted entirely to commissioned music. Duo Montagnard includes Matthew Slotkin, guitar and Joseph Murphy, saxophones.Their website is at www.duomontagnard.com

 

Duo Montagnard

Joseph Murphy & Matthew Slotkin

Please plan to attend and bring a friend!  After the concert, stop downstairs for a meet-the-artists reception with refreshments.  Suggested donation is $10 adults/$5 students, but no donation is required for admission to the concert and reception.

Please see our Support page to recognize some of our our sponsors and to learn how you can be a LaVeck supporter!

                                   LaVeck Memorial Concert Series
LaVeck Concerts honor the memory of Rhea LaVeck and are sponsored by the Pulaski Community Endowment Fund, the John Ben Snow Foundation and CNY Arts. They are held at the Pulaski Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., Pulaski.

Thanks for supporting the music!

April 6, 2015   Comments Off