This HS/HSV Symphony Guild and HS Music Festival Boards have postponed this performance due to concerns about COVID-19.
Please join us at Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines Church for a free recital on Sunday March 29 at 3 pm. The HS/HSV Symphony Guild and the Hot Springs Music Festival are pleased to bring you a program by 242 Strings -a trio with piano, violin, and cello. The program includes Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello, Op. 65 by Antonin Dvorák and Tango by Scott Carrell. The concert is free, but donations will be taken for both sponsoring organizations.
About the artists...
Scott Carrell (left) joined the Harding University faculty in 1998 and teaches piano, music theory and other courses. He has performed in a variety of settings, from solo and chamber music recitals to concertos, musicals, choral works, and jazz. His international appearances include a 2014 residency in China and performances in France, Germany, and Italy. Carrell received degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the DMA from the University of North Texas. A long-time member of Music Teachers National Association, he serves as the division coordinator for the student composition competition.
Micah Donar (center) received her BM and MM degrees in Cello Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Her teachers included Yehuda Hanani, Udi Bar-David, Diane Bucchianeri, and Stephen Feldman. In addition to performing throughout the state in several ensembles, Donar teaches cello at Harding University, the Searcy Community School of Music, and the University of Central Arkansas's Community Music Institute. In her spare time, she enjoys planing the viola da gamba, a stringed instrument that was popular during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
Leigh Wing (right) began studying violin at an early age and, as part of a cultural exchange program in Argentina, had the opportunity to perform with the San Juan Symphony Orchestra during her senior year of high school. She attended Brigham Young University on a music scholarship, earning a bachelor's degree in humanities, and completed post-baccalaureate studies in music at eh University of Arkansas in Little Rock as a Stella Boyle Smith Scholar. IN addition to operating a home violin studio for many years, Wing has played with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for ten years and the Conway Symphony Orchestra for twelve. She and her husband, Carlton, have four children and one son-in-law.