Violin virtuoso to perform at The Renaissance Center
Release Date: 2/5/2002. Expired: 2/11/2002
Violinist Carolyn Huebl will perform in concert Monday, Feb. 11, in the Rotunda at The Renaissance Center.
Huebl is sought after both as a performer and teacher. She is currently on the faculty at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. She is also concertmaster of the new Iris Chamber Orchestra in Germantown, Tenn. She will be accompanied by Leah Bowes, accompanist for Blair who has performed several times at The Renaissance Center.
Before coming to Nashville, Huebl lived in Pittsburgh, Penn., where she was assistant professor of Violin at Carnegie Mellon University and assistant principal second violin for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. During her tenure with PSO she toured Japan and Europe.
While still in high school, Huebl was featured as soloist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Since then she has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras and has given recitals throughout the United States as well as Argentina.
Huebl has performed at festivals and chamber music series in North America, including the Strings in the Mountains Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colo., the Bach Aria Festival, the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Sarasota Music Festival. Her performance of the Brahms Sonata in G Major at Tanglewood was chosen for broadcast on the BBC in Europe.
During the summer Huebl taught at the Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory in Colorado and the National Music Camp at Interlochen. This summer she will join the faculty of the Killington Music Festival in Vermont.
She has presented master classes at Arizona State University, the Hartt School of Music, Michigan State University, Southwest Missouri State University, the University of South Florida, and Vanderbilt University.
She was a featured clinician at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s 2000 conference. In the summer of 1999, Huebl presented a 2-week seminar for violin students in Cordoba, Argentina, where she also performed a recital and as soloist with orchestra.
Huebl earned her Bachelor and Master of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and her Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Michigan.
Her teachers have included Andres Cardenes, Paul Kantor and Donald Weilerstein.
She will perform in concert 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Rotunda at The Renaissance Center. Admission is free.
For more information call The Renaissance Center at (615)740-5545.
The Renaissance Center is located at 855 Highway 46 South in Dickson, just 35 minutes west of Nashville on Interstate 40 at exit 172.