Strings and Ivories with the Lowell Street Players
A Second Sunday Concert at the New School of Music
The lion of March welcomes the lions of music. Come listen to Shostakovich and Brahms and warm up the Boston winter with the Lowell Street Players.
About the Musicians
Pamela Ambrose, cello, is originally from Seattle, Washington, where she studied with Raymond Davis. When she relocated to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory, her main teacher was George Neikrug. Pamela has played solo performances with the UMass Boston Orchestra, as well as toured through Europe and Russia with the Kolibri Ensemble. Chamber music performances include Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Decordova Museum, Berklee School of Music, and Ryles Jazz Club. She can be heard on the recent recording, Poetic Reflections.
Loren Pearson, viola, has performed chamber, symphonic, and operatic music in Europe for 10 years. She has performed with ensembles such as the Boston Opera, Worcester Symphony, Masterworks Chorale, Rhode Island Philharmonic, and Hartford Symphony. Loren has also participated in the WGBH Live Performance Series. Since 1987, she and her husband, pianist Kevin McGinty have been active performers in local schools and colleges. Former faculty positions include Milton Academy and Cape Cod Conservatory. Loren is currently a faculty member at the New School of Music and the Milton Public Schools program; she also teaches privately at her home.
Mary Jane Rupert, acclaimed concert pianist and harpist, has performed throughout the world from Carnegie Hall to Beijing, and has appeared with orchestras and chamber groups across the United States. She performed as a soloist at the American Harp Society's National Convention (1994), recorded under the North Star and Harmony Hill labels, and has published duets for harp and flute. Mary Jane holds former teaching positions at Oberlin Conservatory, Indiana University, Western Michigan University, and Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Current faculty positions include Tufts University, Wellesley College, Boston College, MIT, and the New School of Music.
Anne Hooper Webb, violin, received a Bachelor of Science in Music from The Mannes College of Music. She played for nine years with the Camerata Academica of Salzburg and the Sinfonieorchester Graunke of Munich, as well as performed summers in the orchestra of the Festival dei due Mondi, in Spoleto, Italy.
Her violin studies were with William Kroll, Raphael Bronstein at Mannes, and Bruno Steinschaden, Sandor Vegh at the Mozarteum Akademie in Salzburg. Since 1980, Anne has been a member of the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston and the Boston Philharmonic. Winner of the 1993 and 1998 U.S. Scottish Fiddle Championships, she has performed and been the music director for numerous dance events of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. She has played for many years with the dance band Tullochgorum, both in the U.S. and in Scotland. She is on the faculty of Rivers School Conservatory, Weston, and the New School of Music.
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