Cello concert opens Artist-Faculty Series

Pablo Mahave-Veglia to perform Friday
Pablo Mahave-Veglia to perform Friday
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The Grand Valley Artist-Faculty Series kicks off with a recital by cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia, associate professor of music, Friday, September 7, 8-9:30 p.m., Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus.

Mahave-Veglia’s repertoire ranges from the early baroque, performed on period instruments, to his ongoing interest in researching, performing and recording the work of contemporary Latin-American composers. He performs on a baroque cello made by Chilean Luthier Marcelo Cigna in 1986. His modern instrument is a 1790 William Forster on loan to him by an anonymous private collector.

The series continues with Gregory Crowell, affiliate professor of music, who will present a solo harpsichord recital Monday, September 17, from 6-7 p.m., GVSU Art Gallery, PAC. Crowell has appeared as organist, harpsichordist, clavichordist, lecturer, and conductor in Germany, Holland, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, and the United States.

Both performances are open to the public with free admission. For more information, please call the music department at (616) 331-3484.