Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s
Al Jeter Music Series
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GVT’s Sinfonia Music Series
The Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Sunday, June 9 | 2:30 p.m.
The Garth Newel Piano Quartet is a world-renowned performance group comprised of artists-in-residence from the Garth Newel Music Center in Virginia.
The Keyboard Prelude: a 300 year evolution with 24 examples: Kevin von der Heydt, piano
Saturday, July 6 | 2:30 p.m.
Kevin von der Heydt graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Indiana University School of Music and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in piano performance. After finishing his education, Heydt worked in Mexico City and the Braunschweig State Theatre in Germany. He also did a short stint as a freelancer in New York City before accepting the full-time position as the pianist for The Greenbrier Resort.
Lindsey Goodman, flute
Saturday, August 31 | 2:30 p.m.
Lindsey Goodman is known throughout North America as a soloist, recording artist, chamber collaborator, orchestral musician, educator, and clinician. Renowned for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), “impressive artistry” (Tribune-Review), and “agility and emotion” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Lindsey has performed solo and chamber concerts, taught masterclasses, and given presentations at countless series, festivals, and universities. Her “brilliant”, “bravura performances” (Tribune-Review) “played with conviction” (New York Times), “flair, and emotion” (Gazette) have been heard in three countries, including at Carnegie Hall, Eastman School of Music, University of Cincinnati College–Conservatory of Music, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Google headquarters, and several National and Canadian Flute Association conventions. She is currently the is principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and adjunct lecturer at West Virginia State University and Marietta College. She is a founding member of the Leviathan Trio (flute, cello, and piano), flute quartet PANdemonium4, and ASSEM3LY (flute, piano, and percussion).
West Virginia Brass Quintet
Saturday, October 5 | 2:30 p.m.
The West Virginia Brass Quintet (WVBQ) formed in June 2009 is one of the most exciting chamber ensembles in West Virginia. This versatile group’s repertoire spans five centuries of music, from Renaissance and Baroque to Contemporary to Dixieland Jazz with an emphasis on traditional American music. With members living more than one hundred and fifty miles apart, the WVBQ goes to great lengths to sustain their passion for music making. From their annual Holiday Residency at the famous Greenbrier Resort to Artist Series Concerts at the Tamarack Center in Beckley and Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg to myriad church services, weddings, and civic functions, the West Virginia Brass Quintet has performed extensively throughout the Mountain State and surrounding areas.