FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2013
Queens Welcomes Award-winning Quartet
The Queens University of Charlotte Music Department will host The Jasper String Quartet with the Swannanoa Chamber Players in Dana Auditorium on July 6, 2013 from7-9pm. The event will highlight four performances ranging from an instrumental trio to a sextetin C major.The stars of the event, The Jasper String Quartet, formed their quartet at Oberlin Conservatoryand began pursuing a professional career in 2006. The quartet performed across the UnitedStates, Japan, Canada and Europe. They perform music from Beethoven and Ades to Hadyn.
latest performance series,
leads the audiencethrough eras, countries, and historical moments with its music.The Jasper String Quartet won grand prizes at the 2008 Plowman Chamber Music Competitionand the Coleman Competition for their musical talents. They also received a Silver Medal at the2008 and 2009 Fischoff Chamber Music Competitions. The
deems the quartet as
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says the quartet
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the listeners from their casual setting into a world of keenly felt emotion andfathomless despair.
Queens University junior Abbey Price claims she is
excited to witness liveart in the form of musical innovation.
For more information about the Jasper String Quartet, visitwww.jasperquartet.com. The Queens University Music Department invites audiences of all ages to attend the event.Tickets are twenty dollars a person and are available at the door.
According to its website,
Queens University of Charlotte is aprivate, co-ed, masters level university with acommitment to liberal arts and professional studies. Queens was founded in 1857 by the PresbyterianChurch, USA as a wome
It is now accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Queens has over 2,400 attendees. To learn more about QueensUniversity of Charlotte, visit www.queens.edu.
Flesch Easy Reading Score: 32.4