Crowden, Berkeley's one-of-a-kind home for musical children, celebrates three decades of inspiring music education with its 30th Anniversary Concert at Hertz Hall on Saturday, May 24, 2014.
This finale concert will bring together distinguished musicians, alumni, faculty, and students from throughout Crowden's history for one unforgettable evening, including the world premiere of música, a new composition for unchanged voices and string orchestra by Crowden alumnus Samuel Carl Adams.
Performers to include:
Baumer String Quartet (Nathan Olson, Aaron Requiro, John T. Posadas, David Requiro) Cathy Allen, cello Deirdre Cooper, cello Owen Dalby, violin Bonnie Hampton, cello Miles Graber, piano Emil Miland, cello Kenneth Renshaw, violin Monica Scott, cello Eugene Sor, cello The Crowden School Orchestra and Chorus
música was commissioned in honor of Crowden's 30th Anniversary thanks to a grant from the East Bay Community Foundation.
Thanks to our lead event sponsors: Shelby and Frederick Gans, Meyer Sound
The mission of the nonprofit Crowden Music Center is to combine music and education to nurture, develop, and inspire students of all ages, and to provide essential support to the musical life of the community. Founded in 1983 by Scottish violinist Anne Crowden, Crowden's coeducational day school for grades four through eight teaches a passion for music and for learning through an innovative curriculum with chamber music at the heart. Crowden serves 1,400 aspiring music students of all ages, and reaches a combined audience of 10,000 with a rich array of workshops, events, and concerts each year.
$75 premium seating (includes a post-concert "Meet-the-Artists" reception) $25 general admission $15 students/seniors
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley (View)
101 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 94704