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The Boston Conservatory Presents String Masters: Steven Doane

(BOSTON—Nov. 13, 2011) The Boston Conservatory presents cellist Steven Doane in the popular String Masters series, a unique offering of internationally renowned musicians performing under the artistic direction of Andrew Mark and Irina Muresanu. The performance takes place Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 5 p.m. at The Boston Conservatory’s Seully Hall at 8 The Fenway. General admission tickets are $15, $10 for seniors and FREE for students with valid ID. Tickets are available by phone at 617-912-9222 or at http://bostonconservatory.ticketforce.com/. 

Program

  • BACH: Suite for Cello Solo No. 1 and No.5
  • BRITTEN: Suite for Cello Solo No. 1
  • JOHN TAVENER: Threnos

About Steven Doane

Internationally acclaimed as a soloist, chamber musician, and master teacher, Doane maintains an active performance schedule throughout the U.S and Europe. Starting cello at a young age, his principal teachers included Richard Kapuscinski, Bernard Greenhouse, Jane Cowan (in Edrom) and Janos Starker. A finalist in the 1974 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Doane originally entered on a dare from friends. From this point in his career, he went on to serve as principal cellist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (1976–77), and later the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (1981–83). He holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Stony Brook University. Doane has given recitals recently in Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and London's Wigmore Hall and has been a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony, Milwaukee, Buffalo and Rochester Philharmonic, and the Irish National Symphony. Doane is currently cellist of the Los Angeles Piano Quartet and Professor of Cello at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester N.Y., where he has taught for the past 25 years.

About The Boston Conservatory

The Boston Conservatory trains exceptional young performing artists for careers that enrich and transform the human experience. Known for its intimate and supportive multi-disciplinary environment, The Boston Conservatory offers fully accredited graduate and undergraduate programs in music, dance and theater, and presents more than 200 performances each year by students, faculty and guest artists. Since its founding in 1867, The Boston Conservatory has shared its talent and creativity with the city of Boston, the region and the nation, and continues to grow today as a vibrant community of artists and educators. For more information, visit www.bostonconservatory.edu. 

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