Music Among Friends: In Remembrance

Music Among Friends | November 13, 2016

Sunday, November 13, 2016 
7:30 PM

Admission by donation

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
10037 84 Avenue  Edmonton, AB

Laura Veeze  Violin
Julianne Scott  Clarinet
Rafael Hoekman  Cello
Sarah Ho  Piano

This special Remembrance Day tribute will feature
Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time

Readings of war-related poetry and literature by award-winning writers will be given by
Katherine Gibson; Alice Major; Laura Veeze; Laurel Deedrick-Mayne; Aaron Au

Program

  1. Readings by Katherine Gibson and Alice Major
    Six Studies in English Folksong for cello, clarinet, and piano by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  2. Reading by Laura Veeze
    Summer 1945 from the film Suskind by Bob Zimmerman and Nando Eweg
  3. Reading by Laurel Deedrick-Mayne
    Salut D’Amour by Edward Elgar
  4. Reading by Aaron Au
    Quatour pour la Fin Du Temps by Olivier Messiaen

Laura Veeze has reached audiences on three continents as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She has held principal second violin positions with the Radio Chamber Philharmonic in the Netherlands and with Symphony Nova Scotia in Canada. Currently, she is a member of the first violin section of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

A native of Calgary, Julianne Scott is Principal Clarinet of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Scott has degrees from the University of Toronto and the University of Southern California. She has spent numerous summers participating in major festivals including the Aspen Festival and the Spoleto Festival.

Rafael Hoekman is Principal Cello of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. He has performed as soloist with the Quebec Symphony, the Newfoundland Symphony and the Calgary Philharmonic. A founding member of the Tokai String Quartet, Rafael Hoekman was a prizewinner at the 2007 Banff International String Quartet Competition.

Pianist Sarah Ho has performed in Canada, the USA and Europe as a soloist and ensemble player. In August of 2016 she, along with Edmonton’s Windrose Trio, became the first Canadians to perform at the Harbin Summer Music Festival in Harbin, China. Frequently heard on CBC, Sarah has performed with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. She is a graduate of Indiana University and Yale University, where she studied under Menahem Pressler and Claude Frank. Sarah is on the faculty of the MacEwan University Conservatory of Music, and is a founding member of the Edmonton Recital Society.