Posted on Dec 18, 2008

The exciting, young musicians of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, who made their Union College debut in April 2007, return Sunday, Jan. 4 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Chapel.

General admission tickets cost $20; area students will be admitted for half that price.

ECCO (East Coast Chamber Orchestra)

The show, part of the annual Chamber Concert Series, will feature selections from Wolfgang Mozart’s Divertimento for Strings in F major, Bela Bartok’s Divertimento for String Orchestra, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber’s “Battalia,” Edvard Grieg’s “Holberg Suite,” and Astor Piazzolla’s “Four for Tango.”

ECCO is made up of accomplished artists who have soloed and played with the top orchestras and chamber ensembles in Europe and the United States. Members of the group are also graduates of highly-respected institutions, which include The Juilliard School, The Curtis Institute of Music, the New England Conservatory and The Peabody Institute.

The ensemble, which made its U.S. debut tour in April 2006, includes violinists Meg Freivogel, Nicolas Kendall, Jessica Lee, Nelson Lee, John Marcus, Tai Murray, Annaliesa Place and Michi Wiancko. ECCO also features violists Maurycy Banaszek, Beth Guterman, Melissa Reardon, and Jonathan Vinocour; cellists Na-Young Baek, Denise Djokic, Thomas Kraines, Earl Lee and Daniel McDonough; and bassists Nate Farrington and Tom van Dyck.

For more information, call 388-6080 or click here.