Musical duo to perform in Hines

Posted on April 16th in News

Concert to be held April 24

The Harney County Arts in Education Foundation will present the fifth of their annual recital series, An Evening to Celebrate the Arts, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene.

This year’s event will feature Kevin Lefohn on violin and Monica Ohuchi on piano.

Both musical artists are coming from Portland.

Violinist Lefohn maintains an international career as recital soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. He was recently appointed as adjunct professor of violin at the University of Oregon, and master teacher at Talent Makers Music Academy in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

Pianist Ohuchi has been hailed as a pianist performing “brilliantly with clarity, nuance and natural musicality.” She has performed throughout the world, and served a four-year tenure at the Julliard School of Music teaching piano.

The evening will also include the popular art show featuring the works of Burns and Crane high school art students during the reception following the concert.

The young artists have been working on their art in conjunction with Lefohn and Ohuchi in a virtual studio-to-school project. The students will be treated to a personal visit by the music duo Wednesday, April 23.

The rural schools are invited to a recital by Lefohn and Ohuchi at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Frenchglen School.

The recital is free to the public, donations will be accepted for the continued work of the Harney County Arts in Education Foundation, dedicated to music education, performing arts, visual arts and theater arts for the schools and communities in Harney county.

For more information, contact Becky Thein at 541-573-7001 or Debby Peckham at 541-573-2427.

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