Brentano String Quartet to visit UCA

The Brentano String Quartet will perform and lecture this week for UCA’s Fall 2008 Artists in Residence program.

The quartet includes violinist Mark Steinberg, violinist Serena Canin, violist Misha Amory and cellist Nina Lee. All four have traveled the world and the United States performing in music festivals and teaching at universities. Steinberg is currently on the faculty of Mannes College of Music. Canin teaches at Princeton University and New York University. Amory is a faculty member of The Juilliard School in New York City. Lee teaches at Princeton University and Columbia University. The quartet is in residency at Princeton University.

Through the Artists in Residence program students can meet experienced musicians through a master class, lunch with the artists or an evening performance. The College of Fine Arts and Communication is creating an atmosphere where students can ask questions and learn more about music.

The Brentano String Quartet will teach a chamber music master class at 1:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall on Oct. 1. The musicians will host an open rehearsal at 3:15 p.m. before they perform a public concert at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall the same evening. To end the residency, the quartet will teach a string master class starting at 1:40 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center recital hall Oct. 2. All events are free and open to the public.”Students are getting exposure to great art,