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|CINEMA LUNCH: The Trump Effect|| 26|
OPEN TO MEMBERS AND GUESTS ONLY
CINEMA COMMITTEE PRESENTS
CINEMA LUNCH PREMIERE
Featuring: THE TRUMP EFFECT
Please join us for our inaugural Cinema Lunch. We’ll have a brief show-and-tell from Cinematography Committee Chair Larry Jarvik about his role in the 2018 YouTube film, "THE TRUMP EFFECT: Deprogramming the American Mind," a feature documentary produced and directed by Agustin Blazquez, from 12 noon-12:30 pm, followed by a Two-Course Club Lunch for $20.
|FRIDAY NOON CONCERT|| 27|
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
FRIDAY NOON CONCERT featuring
Jonathan Yanik, saxophone
Koy Mentzel, piano
30 Caprices Op. 107, No. 30 for flute solo Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
Sonata for alto saxophone and piano William Albright (1944-1998)
I. Two-Part Invention
II. La follia nuova: a lament for George Cacioppo
III. Scherzo “Will O’ the wisp”
IV. Recitative and Dance
Violin Sonata in C Minor, No. 3, Op. 45 Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
trans. by Jonathan Yanik
III. Allegro animato
RSVP not required for the concert
|CLUB DINNER & ANNA BARTSCH-DUNN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY|| 27|
OPEN TO MEMBERS & GUESTS ONLY$ 60 per person (dinner & program)
CLUB DINNER & ANNA BARTSCH-DUNN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS CEREMONYThe performance by Edvinas Minkstimas will be preceded by an awards ceremony for student winners in the Anna Bartsch-Dunn Scholarship Competition, this year in the field of works on paper.
Musical program featuring Edvinas Minkstimas
Brahms Op. 116
Edvinas Minkstimas is widely regarded as one of Europe’s top emerging young pianists, one whose extensive repertory, solid technique and musical expression have led him to perform throughout Europe and North America.
In 2018, Dr. Minkstimas performed at Pro Musica San Miguel festival, judged Steinway piano competition in Washington, D.C., presented Holocaust Music program at the Georgetown University. His upcoming engagements include concert tour in China, performances in leading festivals and concert series in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
In 2017, Dr. Minkstimas ran the second edition of the American Piano Forum summer music festival at the West Chester University in Pennsylvania, organized summer music academy for the Washington Cathay Future Center.
In 2016, Dr. Minkstimas ran the first edition of the American Piano Forum summer music festival in Washington, D.C., judged and served as faculty at WIPF, performed concert tours in Europe, Mexico and the United States.
In 2015, Dr. Minkstimas became Chair of the Piano Department at WCM, where he also serves as faculty, see more info.
In 2014, Edvinas Minkstimas became Board member of the Liberace Foundation in the United States, see more info.
"...Edvinas Minkstimas’ playing has been described as “breathtakingly beautiful” ..."
Edvinas Minkstimas, Beethoven 2nd Piano Concerto, Movements 2&3, see video.