‘Music as Medicine’ Concerts Continue April 17

The UCR Faculty Piano Trio performs at noon in the outdoor concert

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The “Music as Medicine” concert series continues April 17.

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) – Student and faculty performing groups from the Department of Music at the University of California, Riverside will continue the “Music as Medicine” series of free noontime concerts with a performance by the Faculty Piano Trio on Wednesday, April 17, on the patio of the School of Medicine Education Building.

The ensemble features music faculty members pianist Kim Amin, violinist Frances Moore and cellist Manon Robertshaw. They will perform a preview of the Chamber Ensemble’s concert scheduled for May 18 in the Arts Building Lab 166, which includes the Schumann Piano Trio in F major. The group will also play works by Spanish composers Granados, Albeniz and Tarrega in addition to short works by Bach and Vivaldi.

The “Music as Medicine” series was conceived jointly by faculty in the Department of Music and School of Medicine and is open to the public. Although the concert is free, there is a fee to park on campus. Permits are available at the information kiosk near the campus entrance on West Campus Drive at University Avenue.

All of the concerts will be held on the outdoor patio on the north side of the School of Medicine Education Building, adjacent to the well-traveled pedestrian plaza between that building and the Orbach Science Library.

The concert series schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, April 17: Chamber Music, directed by Frances Moore and featuring violinist Frances Moore, cellist Manon Robertshaw and pianist Kim Amin.
  • Wednesday, May 1: Voice and Piano Recital with soprano Camelia Voin and pianist Gary Barnett.
  • Wednesday, May 8: Bluegrass Ensemble, directed by Janet Beazley, and Bagpipe Ensemble, directed by Ian Whitelaw.
  • Wednesday, May 15: Mariachi Mexicatl, directed by Laura Sobrino and Johanna Prado-Lazareno.

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