Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Celebrate Spring with Mother Lode Friends of Music Chamber Music Concert - Sun Feb 17

(San Andreas)  Mother Lode Friends of Music presents a chamber music concert in the spirit of springtime and rejuvenation, Sunday, February 17, 2019, 3:00 pm at the Sutter Creek Theater, Sutter Creek.

The concert  brings three young performers to the Friends of Music stage, including the Mother Lode Friends of Music(MLFM) debut of Jason Jeffrey, pianist, and violinists Makena Clark and Zoe Schlussel.

Jason Jeffrey's solo works will include "Carnival Scenes from Vienna" by Robert Schumann and "Rhapsody in B minor" by Johannes Brahms. Makena Clark and Zoe Schlussel will perform the "Double Violin Concerto" by J.S. Bach, accompanied by Jeffrey.

Jason Jeffrey serves as the Director of Music Ministries at the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Stockton. He has a Bachelor of Music from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Piano Performance and continues his growth as a musician by accompanying students, putting on concerts and recitals and occasionally playing for musicals and events in the area. He hopes to attend grad school for a Masters degree in Piano Performance and Choral Conducting.


Makena Clark is violinist with the Reno Philharmonic. She completed her BM in violin performance at University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music and completed her MM in violin performance at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. She also leads “Sierra Strings,” an after-school orchestra program for grades 2-12 at Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy in Tuolumne, which provides free after school music lessons.


Zoe Schlussel is a passionate violinist, performer, and educator. ​She has performed with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Southwest Michigan Symphony, Holland Symphony, Apollo Festival Orchestra, and as concertmaster with the University Symphony Orchestra at Western Michigan University. She is currently teaching lessons at the Yuba River Charter and Live Oak Waldorf Schools, in addition to her own studio.

The Sutter Creek Theatre, 44 Main Street, Sutter Creek, is an intimate setting for these accomplished chamber musicians. Please join us for a lovely afternoon of refreshing music, filled with the exuberance of youth! Admission to the concert is free.


For more information, visit the Friends of Music’s website at mlfm.org or call (530) 676-5396. 


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