Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Monastery,Seminary Event

Piano and violin concert

Sunday, October 22
Time: 3 p.m. Central Time
Location: St. Bede Theater

A free concert featuring piano and violin will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 3 p.m. Central Time in the theater in St. Bede Hall, on the campus of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, IN.

Violinist Aaron Boaz and pianist Krista Wallace-Boaz will perform works by Mozart, Brahms and Debussy, as well as by John Williams, Amy Beach and John Morris.

Aaron Boaz began violin study at age 4. He holds a Bachelor of Music in violin performance from the University of Louisville and a Master of Music in violin performance from Northwestern University.

Primarily a classical violinist, he also has appeared with the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, jazz cellist Ben Sollee, folk icon Pete Seeger and country music legend Pee Wee King. He regularly performs with the Louisville Ballet and the Kentucky Opera.

He has served as adjunct professor of violin at Bellarmine University, guest lecturer at the University of Louisville, artist in residence at the Jewish Community Center of Louisville, guest clinician at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival of the University of the South, and as violin instructor and orchestra conductor of the Suzuki Summer String Institute at the University of Louisville.

He recently completed seven years as music director and principal conductor to the Louisville Civic Orchestra and the Bellarmine University Civic Orchestra. He is the author of the Fiddle Steps Bluegrass Violin Method and director of thepracticepro.com.

Krista Wallace-Boaz is a native of Somerset, KY, and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Louisville, and both a Master of Music and a Doctor of Music in piano performance and pedagogy from Northwestern University.

She currently serves as associate professor of piano for the University of Louisville School of Music, new music reviewer for Clavier Magazine and pianist in the Trio Bel Canto.

The program should last about an hour and is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information, contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at (812) 357-6501. For updates on the day of the performance, call (812) 357-6611.