Music Department Events

Feb 14

Faculty Recital: Hector Valdivia, violin

Carleton Professor of Violin, Hector Valdivia, joins St. Olaf Professor of Piano, Kathryn Ananda-Owens

Sunday, February 14th, 2016
3:00 – 4:30 pm / Concert Hall
Hector Valdivia Faculty recital

A special Valentine's Day recital featuring sonatas by Beethoven and Ravel, and Five Melodies by Prokofiev.

Hector Valdivia (violinist, conductor) is the S. Eugene Bailey Director of the Carleton Orchestra and Professor of Music at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.  He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Yale School of Music where he studied violin with Sidney Harth, conducting with Otto-Werner Mueller, and chamber music with the Tokyo String Quartet.  His research interests include the music of Eugene Ysaye, Luise Adolpha Le Beau, and Amy Beach.  He recorded a number of orchestral compositions by Amy Beach for Centaur Records with the Moravian Philharmonic in the Czech Republic.  An active recitalist and chamber musician, Dr. Valdivia has also recorded several works by the composer, Phillip Rhodes.  

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