In Wednesday night’s Signature Performance, the Mile-End Trio (Jeff Multer, violin; Julian Schwarz, cello; Marika Bournaki, piano) performed works by Beethoven and Smetana. All three are founding members of the trio.
The Eastern Music Festival has a lot to recommend itself: a stellar orchestra made up of professional players from across the United States (the musicians also play in chamber music concerts), a couple hundred students eager to immerse themselves in the five-week intensive education and performance program, and dozens of concerts, all on the bucolic Guilford College campus.
Eastern Music Festival (EMF), a nationally recognized music festival and summer educational program based in the heart of North Carolina, announces five young musical artist winners of the 2021 Concerto Competition.
Dawn Kane for News & Record GREENSBORO — Percussion instruments include more than drums. Eastern Music Festival percussion faculty John Shaw, Eric Schweikert, Matt Decker and Catherine Cole and two
he artists and faculty of Eastern Music Festival (EMF) continue to celebrate its 60th season this summer with renowned works both old and new.
Highlights from Week 2 at EMF.
Howard Eisen arrived at Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium nearly an hour before the first notes sounded.
He looked forward to seeing Eastern Music Festival professional faculty perform EMF’s first chamber concert of the 2021 summer season.
It marked the classical music series’ first in-person concert in 23 months, after the 2020 in-person season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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