The Walden Chamber Players Perform at the Clark November 16

For Immediate Release

October 30, 2008

The Walden Chamber Players will perform the music of composer Donald Wheelock at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Sunday, November 16, at 3 pm. Tickets are $15 ($10 for Clark members; free for seniors, students, and children). For tickets, call the Walden Chamber Players at 866-393-2927.

The performance will include Wheelock’s String Trio, Piano Variations, 10 Bagatelles for Oboe and String Quartet, and Music for Seven Players. This concert is made possible by the generous support of Smith College and its Harnish Fellowship Grants.

Walden Chamber Players is comprised of thirteen dynamic artists in various combinations of string, piano, and wind ensembles. The wide variety of instrumental groupings possible with this ensemble allows for great versatility and eclectic programming, a hallmark of the Walden Chamber Players. Programs are designed to present rarely heard works by composers of the past as well as music by contemporary composers in a conscious effort to broaden the musical horizon of the audience. Concerts often feature the use of multi-media, giving the audience a broader appreciation of a certain time period and enabling the listener to make a connection between the artist, the creative process and society at-large, often mutually influencing forces, thereby creating a richer context.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is free November 1 through May 31. Admission June 1 through October 31 is $12.50 for adults, free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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