FSU Presents Violinist Ricardo Cyncynates and Violist Marvin Moon as Part of Summer Music Academy Concert Series

July 23, 2017 - July 24, 2017

As part of its Summer Music Academy Concert Series, Frostburg State University will host world-renowned guest artists Violinist Ricardo Cyncynates and Violist Marvin Moon. Cyncynates will perform on Sunday, July 23, at 3:30 p.m. and Moon will present his concert on Monday, July 24, at 7 p.m. Both performances will be held in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU's Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center.Cyncynates has performed extensively as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Europe and South America. He is assistant concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra and was appointed to this position by Mstislav Rostropovich. In the Washington area, he has also performed as soloist with various orchestras in concertos by Bach, Barber, Brahms, Busoni, Dvoak, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Paganini, Saint-Saens and Sibelius, as well as in Bernstein's "Serenade." He has also appeared as recitalist and chamber musician at the area's most prestigious concert venues.Moon came to the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2007 from the Boston Symphony. As a soloist, he gave the world premiere of James Ra's "Concertino" with the Curtis Chamber Ensemble, played Bartok's "Viola Concerto" with the Temple University Symphony and was viola soloist in Mozart's "Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra" with the New Jersey Symphony, under Vladimir Spivakov, and the Kennett Square, Pa., Symphony.The FSU Summer Music Academy was created with the mission to promote classical music education, and its goal is to develop individual musicianship for string, woodwind, brass and piano instrumentalists in a supportive environment. The academy brings top artists from around the world to the Western Maryland region to inspire local residents and develop interest in music programs in all types of educational systems.Admission is $15 for adults; $10 for students, seniors, veterans and FSU faculty and staff; and free for children 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the door and are cash only.For more information, contact the director of the Summer Music Academy, Karen Liu, at [email protected] in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit www.frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgstateuniversity. Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate.FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.

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