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Sherman Clay/Moe's Pianos - "Art for the Ears"
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 7:00pm

This concert will include a sonorous sampling of chamber music for strings and piano from this master's pen, including rarely performed music.


Sonata for Violin & Piano, Op. 100, 1886 Allegro amabile Andante tranquillo; Vivace Allegretto grazioso (quasi andante)

Sonata for Piano & Cello, Op. 38, 1862-65 Allegro non troppo Allegretto quasi Menuetto Allegro


Trio for Violin, Cello & Piano Op. 8 Allegro con moto Scherzo: allegro molto Adagio Allegro

Gregory Dubay, cellist, is also the Executive Director of the Community Music Center. He attended Reed College and has a Master of Music in Cello Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where he was the recipient of the Pablo Casals award. Gregory Dubay has performed in solo and chamber music concerts in England and Norway. Before taking the chief administrative role at the Music Center he was the principal cellist of the Honolulu Symphony, appearing thrice as that ensemble's featured concerto soloist, and was a cello instructor at the University of Hawaii.

Violinist Jonathan Dubay has performed chamber music concerts throughout the United States as a member of the Essex Quartet, including performances at Alice Tully Hall and the Aspen Music Festival, and live radio broadcasts on WNYC, WQXR and WGBH. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale University as a recipient of the Broadus Erle Memorial Scholarship. This is his seventeenth season with the Oregon Symphony, during which time he has performed twice as featured soloist with the orchestra. He has taught violin at the Bay View Music Festival, Rutgers University, Pacific University, Lewis and Clark College and the University of Oregon.

Pianist Janet Goodman Guggenheim made her debut with the San Francisco Symphony at the age of 16 under the baton of Arthur Fiedler. She received a master's degree at The Juilliard School, where she was a student of Rosina Lhevinne. She has given recitals throughout the world both as soloist and collaborative artist, performing with such illustrious musicians as Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Yo-Yo Ma, Gary Karr, Ransom Wilson and Pierre Fournier. She recently appeared as soloist with the Oregon Symphony under the batons of James DePreist and Murry Sidlin. Her current CD releases include the complete cello and piano works of Rachmaninoff, with cellist Michael Grebanier (Naxos). She is a faculty member at Portland State University and pianist of the Florestan Trio.


Sherman Clay/Moe's Pianos

131 NW 13th Ave

Portland, OR 97209