1. Oct 5 th, 2013 (Sat) 8 pm. Sunrise String Quartet. Claudia Chudacoff, violin, Teri Lazar, violin, Osman Kivrak, viola and Diana Fish, cello. String Quartets by Mozart, Turina and Piano Quintet, op 57 by Shostakovich with Li-Ly Chang.
2. !!! NEW DAE & TIME !!! Dec 21st, 2013 (Sat) 6 pm. !!! NEW DATE & TIME !!! Barclay Brass Quintet. Mike Bosch, trumpet, Karl Sweedy, trumpet, Brett Miller, French horn, Aaron Moats, trombone and Willie Clark, tuba. Traditional Brass Quintet music and holiday favorites.
A review by the International Horn Society calls Dr. Miller "a highly creative soul" and " a joy to hear"
3. March 15, 2014 (Sat) 8 pm. Michael Adcock & Jose Ramos Santana perform piano duet/solo by Schubert, Ravel, Dvorak, Barber and others.
4. May 25, 2014 (Sun) 3 pm. Qing Li, Violinist. Not only does her solo performances have garnered critical praises, she is also admired as one of the country's most accomplished orchestra players as the appointed principal second by Yuri Tamirkanov of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. She performs on a Nicolo Gagliano violin, was crafted in 1736, Naples. Also features cellist Ken Ding& pianist Li-Ly Chang. Kodaly violin, viola Duo, Faure, Piazzolla Piano Trios and others.
1,3: Latvian Lutheran Church, 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD 20850
2,4: Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Musical Arts International, Inc. (MAI) began in 1995 as a cultural outreach program in Montgomery County, Maryland. Its artistic mission is to encourage and inspire audiences of all ages to appreciate chamber music, to uncover the tremendous wealth and variety of music in its repertoire, and to advance cultural growth with artistic presentation featuring music of all styles.
In the past, well known artists and ensembles featuring classical compositions have been presented also new works have been premiered. In 1999, a Jazz night was included featuring such greats as Gershwin, Porter, Ellington, and etc., in order to reach a wide audience in the community. High school students are encouraged to volunteer in concerts to earn credit for community service. In 2000, a web site was initiated.
Our artists have been featured in Gazette Entertainment, the Montgomery Journal, Asian Fortune and Asian newspapers such as World Journal, Washington Chinese News. Many concerts have received favorable reviews from the Washington Post and other local newspapers.
Concert-goers enjoy the intimate settings chosen for the concerts and consider the programs entertaining and educational. With its cultural and educational mission, MAI hopes to continue to bring music of high artistic quality to the community and to use this as a vehicle to unite people in love, joy, and peace.
For more information regarding concerts, donations, newly released CD-Chamberfest, other CDs from the past seasons and group discount ticket sales, please call 301-933-3715.
Hailed for his prodigious technique, and praised by the Washington Post for an “unusually fresh and arresting approach to the piano,” pianist Michael Adcock has cultivated a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician and pre-concert lecturer. Recipient of the 1998 Lili Boulanger Memorial Award, Mr. Adcock was also a prizewinner in the 1996 Washington International Competition, as well as the Kosciusko Foundation Chopin Competitions in Chicago and New York. Performing throughout the United States, Mr. Adcock’s has also pursued his career in France, Italy and Australia.
Piano duets with Li-Ly Chang-Mozart Sonata, Ravel Mother Goose, Schubert Rondo & Dvorak Slavonic Dances.
Solo music of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin