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Tess Lark, Violin 

Friday, November 3, 2017 • 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church
66 Chestnut St.
Oneonta, NY 13820

This budding superstar, winner of the 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Naumburg International Violin Competition, is praised consistently by critics and audiences alike for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility, captivating interpretations, and multi- genre programming, from classical to bluegrass. She has performed as soloist with renowned orchestras here and abroad, and plays the 1683 “ex-Gingold” Stradivari violin on generous loan from the Josef Gingold Fund for the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.


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Richard Fountain, Pianist 

Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Anderson Theater, Hartwick College
1 hartwick Dr.
Oneonta, NY 13820

Pianist Richard Fountain has steadily garnered praise for his versatile
work as a soloist and collaborator. He is principal keyboardist with both
Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.
Fountain studied with Leon Harshenin at Taylor University and Paul Barnes at
the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and has also coached with Luiz de Moura
Fountain is Associate Professor of Piano at Wayland Baptist University
in Plainview, TX. He was named the 2015 Teacher of the Year by the Lubbock
Music Teachers Association and received the 2017 Early Achiever Award from
the Nebraska Alumni Association. His website is


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