Date & Time: TBA February 2021
Concert Two in the Two-Concert Spring / Summer 2021 Series
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum White Oak Pavilion
Chanson Perpetuelle, Op. 37
By Footpath and Stile, Nos. 1, 2 & 6
Snapshot, Circa 1909
Guest Musicians & Artists
As a jazz bassist, Tyler has performed with Ben Monder, Randy Porter, Roswell Rudd, Danilo Perez, Dave Pietro, Nancy King, George Mitchell, Arnie Caruthers, Ryan Keberle, Dick Hyman, Howard Levy, Warren Rand, John Stowell, and many others. He regularly performs in jazz festivals and on radio broadcasts. His recording with Toby Koenigsberg, Sense, was released by Origin Records and was met with numerous favorable reviews. He maintains a private teaching studio in Eugene, Oregon. Tyler has studied double bass with Roma Vayspapir, Bruce Bransby, Jeff Bradetich, Don Hermanns, Lynn Seaton, Dave Captein, Ken Baldwin, Curtis Daily, and Eugene Jablonsky.
Pilar joined the Oregon Bach Festival at age 19 as the youngest instrumentalist in its history. She studied at the Royal College of Music in London before returning to Eugene to double major in music and chemistry at the U of O. She studied at the Aspen Summer School of Music in the studio of legendary Juilliard Conservatory violin Professor Dorothy DeLay. Pilar is the owner and senior partner at Eugene Pediatric Associate. She plays on both an award-winning violin made by her great-grandfather Holzapfel and a 1681 Andreas Guarnerius violin.
Craig is a founding member of the acclaimed male classical vocal quartet New York Polyphony and an established operatic and concert soloist. Possessing a “handsome, elegant bass” (New York Times), he has distinguished himself as a gifted singing actor, performing a wide range of repertoire with companies, including Glimmerglass Opera, Florida Grand Opera, New York City Opera, and Boston Lyric Opera. As a concert soloist, his credits include performances with Eastern Music Festival, New York Collegium, Miami Bach Society, and Washington National Cathedral. Recent solo engagements include Haydn’s Creation with Orchestra of St. Luke’s, under the baton of David Hyde, and Die Zauberflöte with Clarion Music Society.
Ericka is an advocate for arts education, with experience teaching opera and music in public schools in New York City. She is best known to the Eugene community in her capacity as executive director of Eugene Opera. Ericka received professional training as a member of the Young American Artist’s Program at Glimmerglass Opera, a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Festival for three seasons, and a Chamber Music Fellow at the Steans Institute at Ravinia. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in religion from Swarthmore College and her Master of Music in voice from the Yale School of Music.
Core Musicians Playing This Concert
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Part Two: Spring / Summer Series 2021
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