RSO offers Claremont Trio May 7

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra features a performance by the Claremont Trio at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 7, in the Coronado Theatre. The trio consists of Donna Kwong, pianist; Julia Bruskin, cellist, and Emily Bruskin, violinist, all of whom attended Juilliard Conservatory together.

Saturday, May 7, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Trio members will conduct a masterclass for ensemble players in the Rockford area. The masterclass will take place in the auditorium at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center. Members of the Claremont Trio will discuss the considerations musicians face playing in ensemble situations and share their own experiences. Students participating in the class are from the Music Academy at Rockford College, but the public is invited. There is no charge to attend the masterclass. Info: 972-2939.

Tickets for the Saturday performance are available at, or by calling the RSO box office at 815-965-0049.

From the April 27- May 3, 2005, issue

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