Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Concert with Anna Maria Mendieta

Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra

Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Concert with Anna Maria Mendieta

David Ramadanoff and MSCO perform excerpts from Faure’s Shylock Suite, with guest conductor Pamela Martin, Piazzolla’s Tango Suite, Anna Maria Mendieta, harp soloist, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 96 in D major "Miracle." Join us for the concert, Maestro Ramadanoff’s insightful introductions to each piece, and reception with the orchestra and artists.

Anna Maria Mendieta enjoys a busy career as a soloist, orchestral musician, recording artist and teacher. She is the principal harpist with the Sacramento Philharmonic and has performed as a soloist and as a member with many symphony orchestras and chamber music groups across the country. Ms. Mendieta began studying the harp at the age of seven at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with Israeli harpist Efrat Zaklad. Thereafter, she continued her studies with Marjorie Chauvel of Stanford University, and received her degree in Music with honors from Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California, where she now serves on the faculty. Extensive private study followed with San Francisco Symphony harpist Doug Rioth and with renowned harp teacher Alice Chalifoux at the Salzedo Harp Colony in Camden, Maine.

In recognition of her Spanish heritage, Anna Maria was invited by the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to perform solo concerts for National Hispanic Week in Washington D.C. In addition, she has been honored to perform for Pope Benedict XVI, the King and Queen of Spain and other international. Ms. Mendieta has appeared as soloist for television, motion pictures, National Public Radio, and the Emmy Awards and is the only harpist to have twice received the “Matz Memorial Award”, sponsored by Lyon & Healy Harp Company for outstanding achievemen

Additional Dates:
Sat January 26, 2013 7:30pm
St. Bede's Episcopal Church

Program

Faure

Excerpts from Shylock Suite

Astor Piazzolla

Tango Suite

Haydn

Symphony No. 96 in D major "Miracle"

Performers

Pamela Martin

Guest Conductor