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Rainier Symphony Classical III Concerts - April 9 and 10 Programs
Feature Violin Soloist Quinton Morris
The Rainier Symphony under the baton of guest conductor Maxim Eshkenazy,
will present their Classical III concerts featuring violin soloist Quinton
Morris on Saturday, April 9th at 7:30 PM at the IKEA Performing Arts
Center at Renton High School, 400 South 2nd Street in Renton, Washington
and Sunday, April 10th at 3:00 PM in Foster Performing Arts Center at
Foster High School, 4242 South 144th Street in Tukwila, Washington.
These concerts, which continue the Symphony's 24th season, will include
performances of Mendelssohn's "Overture in C", Dvorak's "Serenade for
Strings", and Beethoven's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61.
Tickets for the April 9 and 10 concerts are $15 ($10 student / senior)
and are available at the door or online at http://www.rainiersymphony.org/.
For more information, please contact the Rainier Symphony at 206-781-5618.
Featured violin soloist is Renton native Quinton Morris. A graduate
of North Carolina School of the Arts, and the Boston Conservatory,
Mr. Morris is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at the
University of Texas at Austin. He has performed throughout the U.S.,
Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is the recipient of numerous
competition awards,, including the Seattle Philharmonic Concerto
Competition. He is also founder and director of The Young Eight,
(http://www.theyoungeight.com/) an octet of African American string
players, which will be performing on June 25 at Seattle's Benaroya Hall.
Guest Conductor Maxim Eshkenazy, began studying at age 5 under his
father, a violinist with the Sofia Philharmonic. An undergraduate degree
from the Sofia Conservatory led to a double Masters of Music in Violin
Performance and Conducting at the University of Southern California.
His career has included appointments with Bakersfield Youth Orchestra,
American Youth Symphony, and guest conducting at Sliven State Orchestra
(Bulgaria) and the Sofia Philharmonic. He has been noted as a conductor
of "vigor and intelligence", conducting with "complete assuredness and
insight beyond his years..." Visit him online at
Founded in 1981, the Rainier Symphony is made up of 80 talented volunteer
musicians from all walks of life - from engineers to software developers
to teaching professionals to music instructors. All members of the
Rainier Symphony share a love of music and the desire to bring affordable,
great classical music to South King County. Visit them online at
For more information about violinist Quinton Morris, please contact
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-797-9166 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting