M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project

M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project

M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project

M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project

When:
January 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017-01-31T11:00:00-05:00
2017-01-31T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
Villa Maria College, Recital Hall
240 Pine Ridge Rd
Buffalo, NY 14225
USA
Contact:
Kelly Bucheger
M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project @ Villa Maria College, Recital Hall | Buffalo | New York | United States

Buffalo Bach Project performs vocal works by Johann Sebastian Bach in combination with conceptually or sonically relevant 20th– and 21st-century pieces.

Soprano Maria Lindsey is originally from Colorado where she received her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from The University of Colorado at Boulder. Past performances include Monica in The Medium with Opera Memphis, Frasquita in Carmen with Opera Omaha, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Opera Omaha, Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Opera Colorado, Soprano Soloist in Poulenc’s Gloria with the Omaha Symphony, and Soprano Soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor in Boulder, Colorado. She’s participated in young artist programs with The Santa Fe Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis and The Ravinia Music Festival. Maria is excited to be performing with Friends of Vienna.

Garrett F. Martin holds a Master of Music Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Sacred Music and Organ Performance, a Performer’s Certificate in Organ and Accompanying from Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music as well as a Church Music and Organ Performance Degree from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. His major teachers include Gerre and Judith Hancock of The University of Texas (formerly of St. Thomas Church, New York), Peter Fyfe and Carl Smith of Vanderbilt University, and J. Ryan Garber of Carson-Newman College. He has done further organ, accompanying, and vocal coaching study in Germany and Austria with Michael Gailit of the Vienna Conservatory and Kristen Orkerlund of the Vienna State Opera. Since 2013, Martin has served as the Organist and Director of Music at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, New York. He also serves at the Artistic Director of the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus.

Megan Kyle performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician throughout the Western New York region. She is a member of the Erie Chamber Orchestra, the new music ensemble Wooden Cities, and is a founding member of the oboe/cello duo Parvenue. Megan has performed with the Slee Sinfonietta, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphoria (Syracuse), the Omaha Symphony, and the New World Symphony in Miami, among others. She was previously a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Megan earned a Master of Music in Oboe Performance from DePaul University (2013), as well as a B.M. in Oboe Performance and B.A. in English from Oberlin Conservatory and College (2011), studying with Eugene Izotov, Robert Walters, and Alex Klein. She currently teaches at Houghton College and SUNY Geneseo.

Katie Weissman began playing the cello at the age of three at Buffalo Suzuki Strings after seeing Yo-Yo Ma appear on Sesame St. She holds a Bachelors of Music in Cello Performance from Boston University, and her principal teachers include Feng Hew, Michael Reynolds, Amanda Truelove and Roman Mekinulov. Katie is one half of the cello and oboe duo Parvenue, cellist and singer in the chamber-folk band Tiny Rhymes, and cellist in the Marian McLaughlin Trio.  She also plays with contemporary music ensembles Wooden Cities and Tonal Nuage. Katie can be heard on many projects recorded at Buffalo’s own GCR Audio recording studio, including the latest release from the Goo Goo Dolls.

 

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