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Masterworks: Poetry in Motion

February 11, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$25 – $45
black female with long hair holding three percussion mallets above her head

Masterworks: Poetry in Motion

Featured Artist: Britton-René Collins, vibraphone

PROGRAM

Marquez, A.                           Danzón No. 2

de Falla, M.                            El Sombrero de tres picos Suite No. 2

Daughtry, Nathan                Concerto for Vibraphone

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Debussy, C.                            La Mer

 

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About the Artist:

Percussionist Britton-René Collins has dedicated her artistry to shaping an equitable community for all musicians to thrive equally. Britton-René is a winner of the 2020 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, receiving the Ambassador Prize for exceptional musicianship and demonstrating an active passion for creating social change through her music.

A Grand Prize winner of the 2022 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition and the 2021 Chicago International Music Competition, Britton-René has performed as a soloist in the United States, Canada, and Europe. She has made several concerto appearances, including the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Valdosta Symphony, and the Meridian Symphony. In addition to her active solo career, Britton-René enjoys life as a chamber musician with New York City-based Excelsis Percussion Quartet. She is also the co-founder of Vision Duo alongside violinist Ariel Horowitz.  As an advocate for new music, Britton-René’s current projects involve premiering new compositions and commissions for multi-percussion and marimba.

 

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Details

Date:
February 11, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$25 – $45
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Website:
https://wpsymphony.org/