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Thursday, October 27 at 7:30---"Mellow Cello" with
Elise Pittenger, cello & Daniel Weiser, piano
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Hear our Podcast below produced by Muphen Whitney about this concert:
AmiciMusic, founded in 2011 in Asheville, NC,
is dedicated to performing the highest
quality chamber music in intimate venues and non-traditional spaces on a monthly basis in both Asheville and Baltimore. We
are committed to breaking down barriers between performers and
audiences by setting up a more relaxed, informal, and welcoming atmosphere at
concerts and through informative talks about the composer's life before each piece is played.
Daniel Weiser, piano, is the
founder and Artistic Director of AmiciMusic. He has been described as "truly a master Impresario" and "a force of pianistic energy" who can "absolutely smoke the 88 keys." He has performed in
fifteen countries around the world, including Egypt, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Syria. He has a Doctorate in Piano/Chamber Music from the Peabody
Conservatory where he worked with Samuel Sanders and he has taught music at Dartmouth College, UNCA, and Johns Hopkins
University. He also attended Harvard Law School at the same time as
Thursday, October 27 at 7:30PM
Elise Pittenger, cello Daniel Weiser, piano
Cellist Elise Pittenger makes her triumphant return to Baltimore to team up
with pianist Dan Weiser in a program of exciting music by Debussy, Stravinsky, and Brahms
Pittenger, cello, is a proud Baltimore native. She enjoys a dynamic career as an
educator, orchestral player, chamber musician, and advocate for new music.
After completing doctoral work at McGill University, she moved to Brazil in
2010 to join the Philharmonic Orchestra of Minas Gerais, where she served as
principal cello from 2011 to July 2015. Elise performs frequently with pianist
Gustavo Carvalho, as well as her husband and duo partner, percussionist
Fernando Rocha, with whom she actively collaborates with composers in Brazil
and the United States. At McGill Elise worked under the supervision of cellist
Matt Haimovitz; she also holds and a master's degree from Rice University,
where she studied with Norman Fischer, and a BA in literature from Yale
University. She is a devoted teacher and spent two years as the resident
cellist of Music Haven, an organization dedicated to bringing music lessons to
underserved communities in New Haven, CT, through music lessons and a string
quartet residency. Currently Elise is the cello professor at the Federal
University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 at 7:30PM
Home of Daniel and Kisha Weiser at 208 Northway in Guilford area
Food and wine is included. $35pp for adults and $15 for children
Click on the arrow below to buy multiple seats or to buy seats for children.
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