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Several concerts scheduled

July 18, 2014

By Tracy Harmon, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo.



July 18--CANON CITY -- Residents here can get a taste of classical music culture when the Manitou Chamber Music Festival brings high-caliber string quartet musicians and students to town.

Concerts are slated for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 p.m.July 26 at the Christ Episcopal Church, 802 Harrison Ave. Performers will include students and their instructors Jerilyn Jorgensen, violin; Ann Roggen, viola; Carlene Stober, cello; Pam Chaddon, cello; and Cullan Bryant, piano.

Jorgensen, who plays on a 1705 violin made by G.B. Rogeri, is a music professor at both Colorado College and the University of Denver. Roggen is a music professor at William Paterson University in New Jersey who has performed as far away as Lithuania and Croatia, according to the chamber festival website.

Stober is a freelance musician in New York and has appeared on "Prairie Home Companion." Chaddon is associate principal cellist for the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs despite the effects of an acute rotator cuff injury to her bow arm during her early training, which she overcomes with sports medicine applications for musician injuries.

Bryant is among the most active chamber and collaborative pianists in New York City, maintaining a schedule of more than 50 recitals a year.

He started playing piano at age 2 and gave his first public recital at age 6.

Wednesday's concert will feature the compositions of Beethoven, Brahms, Martinu and Telemann. The July 26 concert will feature the works of Beethoven, Scharwenka and Schubert.

Cost is $10 for adults or $5 for students at each performance. Tickets are on sale at Cross Music, 623 Main St.Canon City or can be purchased at the door.

A reception will follow both concerts. Call 719-429-7551 for more information. tharmon@chieftain.com

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