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Johner, Kent Featured in Duvall Chamber Music Series Concert


November 26, 2001

[ Sibylle Johner Photo ]DELAWARE, OHIO -- Cellist Sibylle Johner and pianist Adam Kent will present a concert at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, in Jemison Auditorium of Sanborn Hall on campus at Ohio Wesleyan University.

This program is part of Ohio Wesleyan's Duvall Chamber Music Series and will feature works by various Spanish composers, including Turina, de Falla and Cassado. Admission is free and open to the public.

Johner has performed extensively throughout North America and Europe. She has also been a member of the Damocles Trio since 1996, and has given recent performances on the Salisbury State University of Maryland Series, the 2000 Chamber Music America Conference, and the trio's New York debut at Merkin Concert Hall. She is the winner of both the Drake and Zurich Conservatory soloist competitions and recipient of numerous awards. She holds the doctorate degree from The Juilliard School and is currently the string department chair at the Third Street Music School Settlement in NYC. Johner also teaches in the summer at the Milwaukee Chamber Music Festival of the University of Wisconsin and is a former member of the faculty at the MidAmerica Chamber Music Institute at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Kent has performed in recital, as soloist with orchestra, and in chamber music throughout the United States, Spain, Switzerland, and South America. A winner of the American Pianists Association Fellowship and Simone Belsky Music Awards, Mr. Kent also received top prizes in the Thomas Richner and Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competitions and is a recipient of the Arthur Rubinstein Prize and Harold Bauer Award. Mr. Kent made his New York recital debut at Weill Hall in 1989 and has been featured on radio stations WQXR and WFUV. In recent seasons he has appeared as soloist with the Juilliard Symphony at Alice Tully Hall, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Kent received the doctorate degree from The Juilliard School and currently serves on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division.

For additional information, call 740-368-3700.