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Four world-renowned musicians to perform at university

The Genova String Quartet will give an afternoon performance at Indiana University Northwest’s Theatre Northwest on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.

The Quartet is made up of four highly respected national musicians with rich backgrounds: Wendy Koons, Violinist; Eran Meir, Cellist; Daniel Orbach, viola; and Akiko Tarumuto.

Koons is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and five years ago toured Japan with The Pacific Music Festival International Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas. Tarumoto recently joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for four years after receiving a M.M. in violin performance from the Juilliard School in 2000 and graduating cum laude in English Literature at Harvard University in 1998.

Orbach too is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Holding posts in several distinguished venues including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic, prior to coming to Chicago he was principal viola of the New York City Opera Orchestra, a post he held for four years. Meir is a member of the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony. Among several unique opportunities in his long-standing career, he performed as a soloist with the New World Symphony as well as played chamber music concerts with world-renowned pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Seymour Lipkin and John Browning.

For more information, please contact the Theatre Northwest at (219) 980-6810.

  
Published:

11-22-2004

Media Contact:

Kim Kintz
OMC
219-980-6802
kkintz@iun.edu
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