"When Love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece." — John Ruskin
Trio Copine will share its passion for the ritualized intimacies of chamber music February 5 at half past seven in the evening in the elegant, sound, commodious ballroom of Uptown Blanco on Main Street in downtown Blanco.
Elaine Barber began playing the harp at the age of ten and earned her MM in harp performance at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Principal harpist for the Austin Symphony and Austin Lyric Opera, Barber, an early music specialist, receives acclaim as a featured soloist, as a recording artist, and as a teacher. Barber has performed with Ray Charles and Pavarotti and for the King of Norway.
Martha Carapetyan holds degrees in viola performance from the University of North Texas and Indiana University. Carapetyan serves as an adjunct lecturer at Baylor University, teaching both viola and chamber music, in addition to a performing career not limited to Austin Symphony, the Austin Lyric Orchestra, and the Victoria Bach Festival. Carapetyan co-founded the Central Texas Viola Society.
Barbara Mahler received her Bachelor of Music Degree in performance from Boston University. Mahler, a research hydrologist, served as principal flutist with the Monterrey Symphony and performed with the Symphony of the Mountains and the California Chamber Orchestra. Mahler has been a member of the Mid-Texas Symphony and performs with the Austin Chamber Ensemble and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.
Blanco Performing Arts graciously appreciates the community’s response to its concert series and invites each of you to enjoy Trio Copine, three girlfriends with a fondness for biscuits and mole enchiladas, this Saturday evening at 7:30. For tickets visit http://www.blancoperformingarts.com/ or call 830-833-4762.