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Music for a Great Space Presents Trio 180, a California-Based Piano Trio

Program features works of German, Spanish, and American composers

Joy Chiang

Trio 180


Event  Information

Greensboro -- ( Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 )

Music for a Great Space: Trio 180
Adults $22; Seniors $20; Adults Under 30 $15; Students $5 -- Christ United Methodist Church , Box Office: (336) 333-2605; Information: (336) 638-7624 , http://www.musicforagreatspace.org/ -- 7:30 PM

November 17, 2017 - Greensboro, NC:


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On November 17, MGS will feature an all-female piano trio performing Beethoven's beloved Archduke Trio, Turina's second piano trio, and the piano trio by female composer Jennifer Higdon. This exciting and eclectic collection of pieces will be presented by the faculty piano trio-in-residence at the University of the Pacific, Trio 180. Trio 180 is comprised of violinist Ann Miller, cellist Vicky Wang, and pianist Sonia Leong.

Trio 180 frequently performs programs encompassing a wide range of music from the Classical era to the present. They have commissioned and premiered a number of new works including works by Chen Yi, Robert Greenberg, Reinaldo Moya, and Cindy Cox to name a few. The trio also mentors young musicians and chamber music groups at the University of the Pacific as well as regularly presenting educational programs throughout California.

This concert will take place November 17, 7:30 pm at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro, NC. Tickets are available at the door and in advance: www.musicforagreatspace.org or (336) 638-7624.

The trio will also be working with the students at Weaver Academy in an open masterclass on November 16. For more information and to sign up to attend, please email execdirector@musicforagreatspace.org or call (336)-638-7624.

Music for a Great Space (MGS) is an independent non-profit musical arts organization bringing the finest musicians to the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. The mission of Music for a Great Space is to present a series of inspiring musical performances and educational offerings, opening doors to the diverse cultural interests of the Piedmont Triad community. For its 27th season, MGS is featuring all female performers and at least one female composer on each of the seven concerts for the Season of Women in Music.

The work of Music for a Great Space is made possible with funding from ArtsGreensboro and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. This performance is generously funded by Dr. William Herring and Dr. Paul & Barbara Stewart.