The 2019 Taylor Concert Series, sponsored by the Bank of New Hampshire continues Sunday, July 28 at 3 p.m. in Taylor Community’s Woodside Building with New Hampshire Musical Festival Performers Andrea Di Gregorio on cello and Leslie Amper on piano. This free event is open to the public. Music will include Bach, Brahms and Debussy.
Di Gregorio is the principal cellist of the West Virginia Symphony and cellist in the Montclaire String Quartet, the symphony’s resident ensemble. She received her Bachelor in Music from the University of Colorado and Master in Music from Yale University as a student of Aldo Parisot. She is also an artist-in-residence as a string educator in the Kanawha Public Schools, teaching grades 4-8.
Amper is a winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Fellowship Grant. She has performed at Monadnock Music’s Virtuoso Piano Series; Pittsburg Symphony Concerts at the Point; Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation Concerts as well as in England, Italy and Austria. She toured the U.S. with her lecture/piano recital related to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Exhibition 1924: A New Deal for Artists.