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Cape Cod Museum of Art
Cape Cod String Quartet - Spring is Here
The Cape Cod String Quartet is presenting a selection of wonderful classics such as Vivaldi, Haydn, and Mozart. The Cape Cod String Quartet is a world-class chamber group providing exquisiteness to the musical life in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Time & Location
Mar 03, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
Music & More Winter Concert Series: Cape Cod String Quartet - Spring is Here
Sunday, March 3, 3:30pm - 4:30pm.
Member $18 / Non-Member $24
The 2024 Winter Music & More concert series is sponsored by the Cape Cod Five Foundation.
The Cape Cod String Quartet is presenting a selection of wonderful classics such as Vivaldi, Haydn, and Mozart. The Cape Cod String Quartet is a world-class chamber group providing exquisiteness to the musical life in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Learn more.
Dan Flonta - Violin I - A native of Romania, Dan Flonta won an honorable mention at the George Georgescu International Violin Competition in Tulcea, Romania as well as a place at the prestigious Bach Academy Festival in Stuttgart, Germany under the artistic direction of Maestro Helmuth Rilling. In addition, Dan was appointed Concert Master and Principal second Violin at several orchestras in Romania, Italy, Spain, Germany, and the United States. Dan is the founder and first violinist of the Cape Cod String Quartet, and he regularly performs with the Plymouth Philharmonic. His teaching experience is vast, and it includes positions with Bowling Green State University in Ohio, the Academy of Saint Joseph in Manhattan, and the New York Conservatory of Music in Manhattan. Dan now lives on Cape Cod with his two sons and is a very active member of the performing arts community on Cape Cod. Dan is the founder and director of Cape Cod Strings - a successful private violin studio in West Barnstable, and the director of Sturgis String Ensembles at the Sturgis Charter Public School. Dan earned his Master of Music in Violin Performance from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from The Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has performed extensively throughout Europe and North America. Some of the venues include The Berliner Philharmoniker Concert Hall and Chamber Music Hall, The Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens, Greece, The Norwalk Concert Hall, Troy Music Hall, and the EMPAC Center in Troy, New York. Dan performs solo and chamber music concerts throughout the year on his instrument of choice made by luthier Ray Melanson, who won a Gold Medal for tone at the 2012 Art of Sound International Competition. The violin is based on a Giuseppe Guarneri del Jesu violin made in 1742. Please visit danflonta.com for additional information.
Sofia Nikas is a violist and teacher in the Boston area. An active orchestral and chamber musician, Sofia is a member of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, and can also be found performing in Vermont, Lexington, and around Cape Cod. As a chamber musician, Sofia has worked with members of the Borromeo, Miró, Pacifica, and Juilliard string quartets. Notable performances include Webern’s Langsamer Satz on the Jordan Hall stage, and Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp for Performance Today hosted by Fred Child. Sofia was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago for four years, performing in Symphony Center and in public schools around Chicago. She has also performed with the Milwaukee Symphony, New World Symphony, and members of the San Antonio Symphony (now the San Antonio Philharmonic). For the past two summers, Sofia was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, serving as principal viola under the batons of Andris Nelsons and Stefan Asbury. She also spent summers at the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, and the Aspen Music Festival in Aspen, Colorado. Sofia received her Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory studying with Marcus Thompson, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with Atar Arad. She has additionally studied with Li-Kuo Chang of the Chicago Symphony and Peter Slowik of the Oberlin Conservatory. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Sofia was introduced to the viola and began lessons through her public school in fifth grade. Now, as a teacher, Sofia prioritizes giving lessons in public schools, and as part of programs dedicated to providing free music instruction in schools with no orchestra program.
Nancy Torrente - Cello - Nancy leads an active and varied musical life. She plays and has recorded music from Latin and jazz to classical. Nancy can be heard playing duets with jazz saxophonist David Liebman on his albums "A Walk in the Clouds" and "Dedications." In addition to playing with the Cape Cod String Quartet, an avid chamber music player, she performs yearly at the 'South Beach Up North Chamber Music Festival' in Wausau, Wisconsin, and while in NY, was the cellist of the Amadeus Ensemble. She has been a member of the Orquesta Philharmónica de Caracas (Venezuela), Opera Barga (Italy), and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic (NY). Nancy is the principal cellist with the Taconic Opera Company (NY) and plays numerous freelance performances in NY and her full-time home in Dennis, Massachusetts. Ms. Torrente holds performance degrees from Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts and Queens College. In addition to her performance career, she is an active conductor and string clinician.
Photo credit: Alex Paul Photography
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Pricing OptionsFrom $18.00 to $24.00