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Greensboro, NCEastern Music Festival (EMF) welcomes violinist Jeffrey Multer on Friday, July 8, 2011, at 8:00pm at Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, as part of the Young Artists Orchestra Series.

Repertoire for the evening includes: Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, op.35; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, op.100.

Jeffrey Multeris the concertmaster of the Florida Orchestra in Tampa Bay and serves as first violinist of the critically acclaimed Elements Quartet, whose New York series was named Best Classical Music Event of 2003 by The Washington Post. Multer has also appeared as soloist and recitalist at Lincoln Center in New York, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Rudolphinium in Prague, and the Kennedy Center and the National Gallery in Washington, DC. Among his chamber music activities, Multer frequently appears with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Multer is currently concertmaster of the Eastern Festival Orchestra. He also teaches at The Juilliard School in the pre-college division and has recorded for Albany Records.

The Young Artists Orchestras are comprised of EMF’s outstanding pre-professional musicians. These gifted students, ages 14-22, come from around the globe to study and perform in Greensboro.

Tickets for Young Artists Orchestra featuring Jeffrey Multer, violin,are $19, general admission, and $25, reserved. They can be purchased online at or by calling the EMF Box Office at Triad Stage at 336.272.0160 or 866.579.TIXX.  The event will be held in Dana Auditorium at Guilford College on July 8, 2011. 

About Eastern Music Festival

The Eastern Music Festival’s mission is to promote musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation, and diversity through a nationally-recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts, and other programs which will enhance the quality of life, health, and vitality of our region. 

The Eastern Music Festival and School, founded in 1961 in Greensboro, North Carolina by Sheldon Morgenstern, is an internationally-renowned classical music festival and institute for young musicians that runs for five weeks each summer. The institute accepts students ages 14 through 22 from around the country and the world. The EMF faculty consists of world-class performing artists selected from top orchestras and music schools nationally and internationally.  Gerard Schwarz serves as the music director and principal conductor for the Festival, and also serves as music director of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.  The upcoming 2011 season will mark Eastern Music Festival’s 50th anniversary in the Piedmont.

The 2011 Eastern Music Festival season is sponsored, in part, with support from Lincoln Financial Group, Holiday Tours, Triad Stage, The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co, LLP., Pennybyrn at Maryfield, McMillion Capital Management, Inc., Well•Spring Retirement Community, Steinway & Sons, Piedmont Music Center, WFDD, WDAV, Yes! Weekly, the Thomas S. Kenan Foundation, the Mebane Charitable Foundation, UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Sign-A-Rama, the Greensboro Historical Museum, WCPE, Rice Toyota, and Norman B. Smith. 

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Eastern Music Festival is supported with an investment from the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro.  This project received support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

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