Toni-Marie Montgomery Recital
Anthony Elliott and Toni-Marie Montgomery to present recital January 21 at Holy Names University
Cellist Anthony Elliott, Professor of Cello at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and pianist Toni-Marie Montgomery, Dean of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music and the first African-American dean at Northwestern University, will present a recital on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Holy Names University in Oakland, California.
Presented by Four Seasons Arts, Inc., the recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Regents’ Theatre in the Valley Center for the Performing Arts. The evening’s program includes sonatas by Samuel Barber, David Baker and Richard Strauss.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2590829.
Anthony Elliott, a protégé of Janos Starker and Frank Miller, is an in-demand soloist, chamber music performer, and teacher. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, and CBC Toronto Orchestra. Elliott studied with two legendary figures of the cello, Janos Starker and Frank Miller. Presently he is a Professor of Music at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
A graduate of the University of Michigan and the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Toni-Marie Montgomery was a founding member of the Black Music Repertory Ensemble of Columbia College Chicago. She has performed throughout the United States and in Australia, Brazil, Hawaii, Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. Montgomery received the 2016 Golden Baton Award from Midwest Young Artists, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to classical music.
Elliott and Montgomery have recorded a CD of cello-piano music by African American composers.
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Bill, thanks very much for your assistance. Happy New Year. Toni-Marie Toni-Marie Montgomery