The Viola: From Paris to London Featuring Violist Aundrey Mitchell & Pianist Eric Malson

Friday, Mar 2,
7:00pm to 9:30pm
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323 West 108th Street
Upper West side, Manhattan

Bloomingdale School of Music
The Viola: From Paris to London
A Free Concert Featuring
Violist Aundrey Mitchell & Pianist Eric Malson
Friday, March 2nd @ 7:00pm

New York, New York -- Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) is pleased to present The Viola: From Paris to London a free concert on Friday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm at the David Greer Recital Hall at the school's home site located at 323 West 108th Street (off of Broadway) in Manhattan. Admission is FREE and seating is limited. BSM strings faculty member Aundrey Mitchell and pianist Eric Malson will present a concert featuring works for viola and piano composed during the 19th to early/mid-20th Century. The music performed will demonstrate the distinctive styles of the French and English schools of viola playing.


Aundrey Mitchell, violist, has performed throughout the United States and abroad as an orchestra player, chamber musician, and soloist with appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Kimmel Center. As soloist, she has performed with the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, and the Antara Ensemble. An avid chamber musician, she has participated in numerous festivals including the Taos School of Music and the L'Ecole d'Arts Americaines at Fontainebleau, France. Ms. Mitchell received BM and MM degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music with Lucien Joel, post graduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music with Karen Ritscher, and earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University studying with Michael Tree. In addition to performing, Ms. Mitchell is a dedicated teacher and active clinician. She teaches at the Bloomingdale School of Music, the Kinhaven Music School in Vermont and at the City University of New York.

Pianist Eric Malson is an active soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician whose activities have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. As soloist, he has appeared with the North Carolina Symphony, Columbus (Ohio) Symphony, Manhattan Mozart Orchestra, Orquestra da Fundação Gulbenkian, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, Oak Ridge Symphony, and Prince William Symphony orchestras. As a collaborating pianist with the Steans Institute for Young Artists, he has appeared frequently at the Ravinia Festival, as well as the Tanglewood, Norfolk (Conn.), Wexford (Ireland), Caramoor (N.Y.), Scotia (Halifax), Chautauqua, Évora (Portugal), Semana Grande de Santander (Spain), and Verso il Millennio (Riva del Garda, Italy), and Mt. Angel (Oregon) Bach festivals. He has appeared in concert with members of the Hagen, Vogler, Alexander, Lark, Cavani, and Chester quartets, New York Philharmonic tubist Alan Baer, and trombonist Alain Trudel