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JEN CURTIS & FRIENDS

"Simply stated, this was one of the gutsiest, most individual recital programs I've ever had the privilege to attend.”

- The New York Times

[re: Jen’s Carnegie Hall solo concert]

Click on the image below to watch a short documentary about Jen Curtis.

About Jen:

The New York Times described violinist Jennifer Curtis’s second solo concert in Carnegie Hall as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs.” She was celebrated as “an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well worth watching out for.” Jen navigates with personality and truth in every piece she performs. She is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the group Tres Americas Ensemble. She has appeared as a soloist with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Venezuela and the Knights Chamber Orchestra; performed in Romania in honor of George Enescu; given world premieres at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York; collaborated with composer John Adams at the Library of Congress; and appeared at El Festival de las Artes Esénias in Peru and festivals worldwide.

An educator with a focus on music as humanitarian aid, Jen has also collaborated with musical shaman of the Andes, improvised for live radio from the interior of the Amazon jungle, and taught and collaborated with Kurdish refugees in Turkey.

Jen joins the Haw River Ballroom’s Culture Mill in Saxapahaw, North Carolina as artist in residence this spring, and will teach a course on the art of interpretation at Duke University next year. She plays on a 1777 Vincenzo Panormo. Learn more about Jen at www.jennifercurtisviolin.com

JEN CURTIS & FRIENDS (2 shows)

Concert #4A: Saturday, September 14, 2019

4:00 pm: Grounds open

4:30 pm: Doors open

5:00 pm: INDOOR CONCERT + reception

Concert #4B: Sunday, September 15, 2019

2:00 pm: Grounds open

2:30 pm: Doors open

3:00 pm: INDOOR CONCERT + reception

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