St. James presents a Violin and Cello Recital for Lent

St. James presents a Violin and Cello Recital for Lent with Violinist Deirdre Hutton and Cellist Christopher Hutton on Sunday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m.

Violinist Deirdre Hutton is an avid solo, chamber and orchestral violinist having played at music festivals throughout the United States and in numerous orchestras in the US and Europe. Deirdre studied at the Eastman School of Music with Oleh Krysa and earned her master’s degree while as a teaching assistant to Roland and Almita Vamos at Northwestern University. She is currently Instructor of Violin and Chair of the music department at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, South Carolina.

Cellist Christopher Hutton enjoys performing a wide variety of different kinds of music, including in his home country of New Zealand and his adopted home of the United States. He studied at Boston University and the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, and has taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the University of Delaware, and the Eastern Music Festival before joining the faculty at Furman University in 2003 where he is Professor of Cello and String Chamber Music.

Christopher and Deirdre will be performing a beautiful and varied program of music for violin and cello, including Hailstork’s American Landscape No. 2, Biber’s Passacaglia, Bach’s Suite in C Major for solo cello, and works by Ravel and Mark O’Connor.

No tickets are required; donations are accepted.

Please join us for this beautiful music that is sure to soothe your soul in the midst of our Lenten journey.

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