Mar 28, 200805:01 PMThe Life
STEINWAY SOCIETY WRAPS UP STELLAR SEASON WITH 4TH ANNUAL WINNERS CONCERT
The Steinway Society of Riverside County will present the 4th annual winners concert showcasing the talents of up and coming new musicians on April 6, 2008 at 3:00p.m. The concert venue is the incredible new Indian Wells Theater on the campus of the California State University of San Bernardino located at 37-500 Cook Street in Palm Desert.
The Junior Competition category was held March 9, 2008 with the Senior Competition on March 16, 2008. These two full days of competition were hosted by the beautiful Steinway Gallery at Prosser Piano in Rancho Mirage. The judges for both competitions were Dr. Susan Svrcek and Dr. Jungwon Jin who are talented artists in their own right and perform in venues around the world.
"This particular competition is very unique in that there are three distinct components the students are judged on consisting of a Master Class, a recital, then followed by a private lesson with a world class master teacher. We are fortunate that the Steinway Society season will pinnacle with the brightest young artists throughout Riverside County," said Ruth Moir, Founder & President, Steinway Society of Riverside County.
Winner Performances at the 4th Annual Concert
Dr. Angelica Prodan
Sae Hee Jong
Anne Park Lee
Dr. Elvin Rodriguez
Dr. Stewart Gordon
Anita Norskov Olsen
Dr. Nelms McKelvain
Dr. Elvin Rodriguez
April 6, 2008 - 3:00 P.M.
Winners Concert, Indian Wells Theater
California State University of San Bernardino
37-500 Cook Street, Palm Desert
Suggested Donation $20.00
The Steinway Society is a 4 year old non-profit organization dedicated to bringing classical music to all children. The Society served over 8,000 children last year in Riverside County and the Coachella Valley, presenting classical concerts in the schools to many children, some of who had never heard classical music before. The Society also provides piano lessons and instruments through their "Outreach Program" to deserving children with financial needs.
Giving underprivileged children access to its "Classics in Schools" and "Piano Lab" programs is the Steinway Society of Riverside County is their main mission.
During this 2007-2008 season the Steinway Society has given twelve "Classics in Schools" concerts in which grades kindergarten through high school were all represented. This year's program was sponsored by the Annenberg Foundation with the Steinway Society providing the pianos and teacher instruction.
The Executive Board includes: Virginia Waring, Honorary Chairman; Ruth Moir, President & Founder; Donna Jiaras, Vice President; Dr. Elvin Rodriguez, V. P. Programs; Jim McCormick, V.P. Scholarship; Coralee Gaytan, Recording Secretary; Kathryn Hull, Corresponding Secretary; Ruth Poulton, V.P. Membership and Elaine Patton, Treasurer.
For more information on the Steinway Society and upcoming events, please call Ruth Moir, President/Founder at 760-341-4130, by e-mail email@example.com or, visit their website at www.steinwayriverside.org.