WELCOMING MUSIC & A DELIGHTFUL MINI-CONCERT by Nadine DeLeury, Velda Kelly and Laura Roelofs
A 20-MINUTE DISCUSSION ON “NOTABLE WOMEN IN MUSIC” by Karen VanderKloot DiChiera, Composer & Director of Education, Michigan Opera Theatre
A LAST OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW
the traveling National Geographic exhibit “WOMEN OF VISION"
A CHANCE TO WANDER at your leisure through the exhibits!
DELICIOUS savories, a cash bar & light desserts.
TRIO BIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION:
Cellist Nadine Deleury was born in the north of France. She studied at the Paris Conservatory with André Navarra. While attending a cello seminar in Brazil, her life took a new turn when Aldo Parisot invited her to study with him at Yale University where she received her master’s degree. Ms. Deleury moved to Detroit in 1983 and became principal cellist of the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra. She is a faculty member at Oakland University and is artistic director of Chamber Music at the Scarab Club.
Violinist Velda Kelly has been teaching and performing in metropolitan Detroit since 1983. She holds music degrees from Boston University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Ms. Kelly is a member of the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra and is artistic director of Chamber Music at the Scarab Club. She also performs as an extra musician with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, is on the faculty of Madonna University, teaches at the MSU Community Music School in Detroit and has a large class of private violin students.
Violinist Laura Leigh Roelofs is Associate Professor of Violin and String Area Coordinator in the Department of Music; for the 2014-15 academic year she is also serving as Interim Associate Department Chair. Dr. Roelofs maintains an active schedule of solo and chamber music recitals in venues throughout the U.S. She holds the Assistant Concertmaster chair with the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra; in recent MOT seasons she has been featured as violin soloist for Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with the Barcelona Ballet and in an onstage role in Handel's Julius Caesar opposite renowned counter-tenor David Daniels.
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