October Musicale

Join Circle of Friends Art for an Evening of Music

Circle of Friends Art will present its Fourth Annual October Musicale featuring cellist Largo and pianist Helen.  These two musical talents will present an evening filled with wonderful sounds.  Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the concert on Sunday, October 11 at 4pm. A five dollar donation is requested.

The Circle of Friends Art Gallery, the heART of Tumalo, is located at 19889 8th St. Bend, OR 97703–on the corner of Hwy 20 & Cook Ave.   The Gallery, home to over 120 working artists, is known for presenting both new and seasoned artists to central Oregon art aficionados.  This musical concert is the fourth in a series that Circle of Friends Art has made available to the public. Join us for what is certain to be a superb night of entertainment!

Largo attended the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York as a bass major and played in the symphony orchestra there.  He joined the Cleveland Orchestra for ten years and then became a member of the San Francisco Symphony.

After ten years Largo left the San Francisco Symphony and transitioned to the Cello.  He presently plays recitals in Bend, Oregon and in Sausalito and Palm Springs, California.

Helen graduated from the University of Arizona, Tucson with a music degree. She has maintained a private piano studio for over 40 years teaching children and adults ranging in age from 6 to 85. She is nationally certified (NCTM) through Music Teachers National Association.

Helen served as president of the Arizona State Music Teachers Association, and in Tucson she was Convention chair and Ensemble Event chair involving 500 students performing on 12 grand pianos. As accompanist for the Tucson Girls Chorus for 14 years, she traveled to throughout Europe as well as many parts of the United States.

Since moving to Bend in 2011, Helen has established her piano studio and is on the board of the Central Oregon Symphony Assoc.
Jae Yost

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