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Garneau String Quartet - Inaugural Concert Series

Garneau String Quartet - Inaugural Concert Series

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The Muttart Hall, MacEwan University's world-class acoustic recital hall, is located at the Alberta College Campus. Built in 1992, and named after Edmonton's The Muttart Foundation, Muttart Hall is also...

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Join the MacEwan University Conservatory of Music for their inaugural series of the Garneau String Quartet. All performances will begin at 7:30PM and will be held at Muttart Hall, 10050 MacDonald Drive NW.

On August 4, 2022, MacEwan University's Conservatory of Music announced their new quartet-in-residence: the Garneau String Quartet. Young artists will receive coaching from the members of the quartet, and will also work with guest artists, participate in performance classes and participate in an end-of-term performance. As part of their residency, the quartet will perform a series of concerts throughout the season.

About the Garneau String Quartet
Robert Uchida (Violin): Robert joined the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) as concertmaster in 2013, having held the same position with Symphony Nova Scotia for seven years. A passionate teacher, Robert serves on the faculty at the University of Alberta and has held teaching positions at Acadia University, the Manhattan School of Music and the National Arts Centre of Canada’s Young Artists Program.

Laura Veeze (Violin): Dutch violinist and violist Laura Veeze has reached audiences on three continents as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has held principal second violin positions with the Radio Chamber Philharmonic in the Netherlands and with Symphony Nova Scotia. In addition to her position with the first violins of the ESO, she is concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of Edmonton, and principal second violin of the Alberta Baroque Ensemble.

Keith Hamm (Viola): Keith joined the ESO in September 2019 as principal violist, a position he held with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra for eight seasons. A native of Rosebud, Alberta, Keith received his training at the Glenn Gould School of Music under the instruction of Steven Dann, and at the Mount Royal Conservatory with Nicholas Pulos. Keith is founder and artistic director of the Rosebud Chamber Music Festival in Rosebud, Alberta. He is also co-founder and violist of the Rosebud String Quartet.

Julie Hereish (Cello): Julie Hereish joined the ESO as assistant principal cello in 2019. She previously held the same position with the Québec Symphony Orchestra. Born in Montreal, Julie pursued her studies in her hometown, and then in Vienna, Austria. Julie is a co-founder and member of the Edmonton-based High Level Trio, comprised of members of the ESO. Alongside her husband, Keith Hamm, she founded The New Cohort at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The duet will be on tour in the Maritimes with Debut Atlantic in September 2022.

Concert Details
Monday, June 5, 2023
Roman Rabinovich, piano
Diana Cohen, violin
Garneau String Quartet

String Quartet in E-flat major / F. Mendelssohn
String Quartet No. 3 / Bartók
Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet in D major, Op. 21 / Chausson

Adult: $36
Post-Secondary Student: $21
Youth (0-17): $21
Post-secondary students must present valid student ID at the door.

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Paid parking is available on-site. LRT (Central Station) and ETS routes 5, 8 and 9 are within a 5-minute walk.

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