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A Winter's Warm Embrace

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Sunday, January 28, 2024  3:00 PM 

The University City Symphony Orchestra

Leon Burke, music director

560 Music Center 

560 Trinity Ave, University City, MO 63130 

Conductor's Comments

2:15 PM

 

 

ADMISSION FREE

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY  Violin Concerto in D  
Matt Pickart, Violin 

 

GABRIEL FAURÉ  Peléas et Mélisande 
 

EMMANUEL SIKORA  Preludio Sinfonico 

Matt Pickart

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Dr. Matt Pickart has performed in Carnegie Hall, Julliard’s Paul Hall, Lincoln Center, and Kennedy Center - among many other venues throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.  

He has served as the principal violist for Tran-Siberian Orchestra. 

Matt received critical acclaim throughout Germany for his performances with Swingadje Ensemble and Premier Swingtett.  

Among the great luminaries of the music world with whom Matt has studied are legendary American concertmaster, Sidney Harth; Yuri Gandelsman, former principal violist of Israel Philharmonic and the Fine Arts Quartet; and Rodney Whitaker, bassist of Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. 

Dr. Pickart is Director and Co-founder of Clazz International Music Festival in Arcidosso, Italy. He serves as Director of Chamber Music and as Assistant Professor of Music at Webster University in which capacity he teaches violin, viola, improvisation, and music entrepreneurship.

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