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Senior Care Center Performance

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

GVH Senior Center Performance

Free performance exclusively for residents of the GVH Senior Care Center featuring world-class classical musicians.

Performers:

Stephanie Mientka, viola

Andrew Krimm, viola

Dr. Mientka is a member of the Boulder Philharmonic, and held the position of associate principal viola with Colorado Springs Philharmonic during 2014 – 2015 season. She is also a regular substitute for Colorado Symphony, and has performed with Shreveport Symphony in Louisiana and Mercury Baroque orchestra in Houston. Summer festivals include Aspen Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Idyllwild Summer Music Festival, and several notable master-classes in Germany and Italy. Ms. Mientka is also an active chamber musician, and a founding member of the Deciduous Trio (flute,viola, harp), which performs regularly in Texas and Colorado. In 2006 she became a member of the crossover Celtic band FEAST. Besides numerous concerts in Colorado,the band has twice toured Germany and the USA. PBS filmed two of the band’s spectacular Irish shows, and the resulting films have been broadcast on television and submitted for both an Emmy and a Grammy.

Andrew Krimm co-founded the award-winning string quartet, Altius Quartet. During their residency at SMU, Altius Quartet won first prize at the Coltman Chamber Music Competition, first prize at the Plowman Chamber Music Competition, and was awarded the Silver Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

In the Fall of 2015, Mr. Krimm moved to Boulder to study with the world renowned Takacs Quartet. The Altius Quartet was awarded a three-year residency at CU-Boulder to guide the quartet through the creative and business aspects of having a successful career as a string quartet. In 2016 with the Altius Quartet, Mr. Krimm made his Carnegie Hall debut in NYC.

The Altius Quartet recently completed two albums. The first was released in April 2017 featuring a mash up of many different genres including Haydn, Bolcom, a-ha, and Dave Brubeck. The second, to be released in October 2017, features Shostakovich’s “Personal Quartets” Nos. 7, 8, and, 9. Both discs are being released by PARMA Recordings.

After serving as Board President for the Western Slope Concert Series, Andrew became the Executive Director in 2018. In 2020 Andrew was also named the Executive Director of the Boulder Symphony. An organization committed to connecting with and profoundly affecting the human spirit. Boulder Symphony envisions a community that is informed, connected and inspired by the arts.

Details

Date:
August 3
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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