Private Classical performance for Harvard Alumni and Friends
May 24, 2-4pm @ Private residence in Lake Oswego (address supplied to RSVP list)
Violinist Kevin Lefohn and cellist David Eby perform works by Bach, Leclair, Telemann, Gliere, and Handel-Halverson, prefaced by an opening meditation to enhance the listening experience.
Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members and include the performance and light refreshments. You can join/renew membership here to pay the lower rate.
Kevin A. Lefohn - Violinist
Hailed as a "barnstorming violin exponent" (Flying Inkpot, Singapore), violinist Kevin A. Lefohn maintains an international career as recital soloist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. His performance and teaching have earned prominence, with performances, workshops, and masterclasses presented throughout Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the United States, and South East Asia. He studied with Dorothy DeLay, Piotr Milewski, and Kurt Sassmannshaus at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, Kathryn Lucktenberg at the University of Oregon, and with members of both the Emerson and the Tokyo String Quartets. He is a National Recording Artist for Radio New Zealand Concert and has frequently performed on Thursdays at Three, All Classical Portland's live performance radio show. He was the founding director of the renowned Marama Strings Project at the University of Otago where he was Professor of Violin from 1998-2007 and founder and Artistic Director of the Queenstown Violin Summer School and Festival of Chamber Music (New Zealand). He currently holds faculty teaching positions at the University of Portland and Pacific University.
David Eby - Cellist
David Eby, founding cellist for the internationally acclaimed band, Pink Martini, has an active performing and teaching career on the West Coast. He has performed with the Oregon Symphony and Portland Cello Project, and was the Cello Teaching Artist for the El Sistema inspired Bravo Youth Orchestra. He studied at the Eastman School of Music and received the Performer’s Certificate and BM degree under the tutelage of Paul Katz of the Cleveland Quartet. He had the great privilege of studying under Janos Starker at Indiana University, where he received his MM degree. He was the Principal Cellist of the Evansville Philharmonic and the Owensboro Symphony Orchestras, and founding cellist for the Evansville String Quartet. He teaches at Lewis & Clark College.