US calls Canberra’s young musicians

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THIS is the season for musical fundraisers.

James Moorhouse
James Moorhouse (clarinet) and Liz Mitchell (flute) joined by a formidable group of associate artists, will present a farewell fundraising concert before leaving for the US to pursue further studies.

Moorhouse has just graduated with first class honours from theANUSchoolof Music and is heading to postgraduate studies at Manhattan School of Music. Principal clarinet with the Canberra Youth Orchestra, he also received the Canberra Symphony Award for outstanding services to music.

Liz Mitchell
Mitchell has graduated with honours from the same school and will continue studies with various well-known US flutists. She has played with a number of Canberra ensembles and received awards for study in Europe in 2010 and 2011.

The program will include Mendelssohn’s “Concert Piece No 1” with guest artist Steve Rabe, Brahms’ “Clarinet Quintet in B minor” with guest artists Tobias Chisnall  and Estelita Rae, violins, Anthony de Battista, viola and Julia Janiszewski, cello, Schubert’s “Trokne Blumen” with Anthony Smith on piano duets “Tarantella” by Saint-Saëns and “Nostalgia de’Espana” by Gordon Lewin, “Immer Kleiner” by Schreiner and “Solo de concours” by Demersseman, with Anthony Smith again at piano.

Moorhouse-Mitchell farewell concert, at Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 3pm, Saturday, August 11.Adults $25, Concession $20, Full-time Students $10, Children under 12 free, tickets at the door.





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