Emilio Colon, Cello and Sarkis Baltaian, Piano
The Mill Valley Chamber Music Society is delighted to present Emilio Colon, Cello and Sarkis Baltaian, Piano performing an evening of chamber music on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 5:00 at the Mt. Tamalpais Methodist Church in Mill Valley, a venue with superb acoustics for chamber music.
Their Program: Schumann:Adagio & Allegro, op.70; C. Franck:Sonata in A; de Falla/Colon: Siete Canciones Populares Españoles; Debussy: Sonata in d minor; Piazzolla: Grand Tango
Acclaimed as a passionate and virtuosic performer, Emilio Colón is highly sought after as a solo cellist, chamber musician, conductor, composer and pedagogue. An extensive international career has taken him to Canada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Malta, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.
As the second youngest faculty member to be appointed in the history of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Emilio Colón has since established himself as one of the leading pedagogues in the country, as well as a performer, chamber musician, and composer. He has offered courses at the Paris Conservatoire, the Geneva Conservatoire, the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, and Toho Gakuen in Tokyo, Japan. He is also on faculty at Chamber Music Unbound at the Mammoth Lakes Music Festival in California and resident cellist for the Fundación Musical de Ponce "Serie de Grandes Interpretes" in Puerto Rico.
A native of Puerto Rico, Colón received a bachelor's degree from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music in 1986, where he won the Pablo Casals Medal upon graduation. As a student and teaching assistant to the distinguished cellist and pedagogue, Janos Starker, Colón earned a master's degree from the Indiana University. He won first prize at the Las Americas Festival Solo Competition, as well as the Indiana University's Concerto Competition. Colón plays on a Vuillaume Cello from 1844 and a Dominique Peccatte bow. Colón's arrangements, editions and original compositions are published by Masters Music Publications and H.P. Music Publications. His recordings are featured on the Enharmonic, Centaur, Zephyr, and Lyras labels. Colón currently records for Klavier as solo cellist, chamber musician, conductor, and composer under the label. www.Emiliocolon.com
Sarkis Baltaian has gained an international reputation as a concert pianist, chamber musician, recording artist and pedagogue. He made his Carnegie Hall Debut in 1999 and has performed extensively both as recitalist and concerto soloist with major orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. A native of Bulgaria, he is currently on the faculty of the Coburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.
Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church
410 Sycamore Avenue (at the corner of Camino Alto)
Mill Valley, CA 94941
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