Westchester Community College Announces Upcoming Concert
Valhalla, NY - Westchester Community College in its Camerata Chamber Series presents “Classic & Romantic Period Favorites.”This is a Mid-Winter Festival of symphonies and chamber music by Jean Sibelius, Felix Mendelssohn and Pytor Tchaikovsky.
This matinee performance will take place on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the Classroom Building Room 200 on the Valhalla campus at Westchester Community College.
Violist, Victor Lionti is the foundling creative force behind the Camerata, serving as its Music Director and Conductor since its inception on the Westchester Community College campus in 1986. Mr. Lionti is an active figure in the Westchester Youth Symphony (which has its home on the WCC Valhalla campus). He was formerly principal violist of the Greenwich Symphony, Professor of Music at Kent State University, a member of Rochester Philharmonic, the Hartford Symphony and the United States Marine Band, as well as the former Music Director of the Aaron Copland Music and Arts Program sponsored by Westchester County. Westchester Community College is proud to have the Maestro as a current adjunct professor, formerly holding the position of Music Curriculum Chairperson.
A featured violist, Vincent Lionti, is a member of the Metropolitan Opera and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the Juilliard School. Mr. Lionti studied chamber music with members of the Juilliard String Quartet Mr. Lionti is the conductor of the Westchester County Youth Symphony. He has served as Guest Principal Viola for the Indianapolis, New Jersey and American Symphony Orchestras as well as the Santa Fe Opera. Mr. Lionti was formerly a member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The Camerata Chamber Players will also feature other notable professional invited guest musicians.
Single tickets for “Classic & Romantic Period Favorites” is $17 (general admission), $15 (seniors) and $12 (students).
For tickets and information about these performances or the many other exciting cultural events, call the Office of Cultural Affairs at 914-606-6262 or visit the College website at www.sunywcc.edu.