Viola, violin and flute featured at ‘Music on Main’ April 9

Staff Report

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center presents its next “Music on Main” concert, “Artistry by Twos and Threes: Music for Viola, Violin and Flute,” at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 9, at the historic Emerson House, 420 N. Main St., Rockford.

Concertgoers can enjoy the beautiful melodies of these instruments, relax with a glass of wine and light refreshments, and meet the performers after the program, which is about an hour in length.

This performance will feature Carol Yampolsky, violin; Henrietta Neeley, viola; and Scott Metlicka, flute.

All three musicians have also performed in various professional ensembles throughout the Midwest, including symphonies in Rockford, Elgin, Elmhurst, Green Bay, Wis., and Madison, Wis., as well as the award-winning Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra. Program to include selections by Beethoven, Haydn, Bruni and Reger.

Freewill donations will be accepted; suggested amount is $10. Proceeds will benefit the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center and Shelter Care Ministries.

Music on Main” is the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s series of brief and intimate after-work concerts with local and regional musicians, held at the Emerson House in the heart of downtown Rockford. Performances take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month, September to November and February to May. Doors open at 5 p.m. Seating is limited.

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From the April 4-10, 2012, issue

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