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Eagle Hill hosts occasional chamber concerts by highly accomplished musicians who travel the world sharing their passion for music.

Concerts run for about an 1:15 to 1:30 hours, including an intermission. Start times for concerts are noted in the calendar below.

Concerts begin with a reception 30 minutes before the start of each concert. This is a pleasant time to mingle with guests over complimentary juice, iced tea, or wine.

Tickets ... Seating is limited due to the coronavirus. Seats need to be confirmed in advance by emailing joerg@eaglehill.us. Payments can be made here. Please list all who will be coming with you.

There are special health guidelines, which include information about our mask requirement and social distancing.

Regular ... $25
Friends of Music and highschool/college students ... $20
Children 12 and under ... free tickets (no online ordering needed)
Season-long volunteer hosts ... free tickets and dinners (applications welcome)

For the forseeable future, concerts will not be followed by an optional dinner.

For questions ... 207-546-1219 ... joerg@eaglehill.us

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Program title and description

Musicians. Bios are at the end of this page.

 
2020 Concerts - Provisional schedule. Concerts are added as they are finalized.
       
Feb 15, 5PM Sat Valentine's Weekend Concert.
• Johann Sebastian Bach … Sonata II BWV 1015 Violin and Clavier
• Ludwig Van Beethoven … Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24
• Felix Mendelssohn … Rondo Capriccioso, opus 14

Sascha Zaburdaeva, violin. Gary Magby, piano.
Jun 27, 5PM Sat Concert with 2 Violins
• Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764)
• Wolgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
• Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)

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Anatole Wieck violin. Sascha Zaburdaeva, violin.
Aug 1, 5PM Sat String Solos and Duos from the Baroque to the Early Classical Era.
• Attilio Ariosti (1666-1729)
• Karl Stamitz (1745-1801)
• Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
• Jean Marie Leclair (1697-1764)
• Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704)

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Anatole Wieck, violin and viola d'amore. Joachim Woitun, violoncello.
Aug 22, 5PM Sat Violin and Piano Concert
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski (1840—1893)

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Sascha Zaburdaeva, violin. Gary Magby, piano.
       

Musicians - Bios will be added as concerts are scheduled.

Gary MagbyBorn in Presque Isle, Maine in 1950, Gary Magby completed his musical studies at the Boston and New England Conservatories. In 1973 he accepted his first post as voice teacher at the Boston Conservatory/ Extension Division and in 1974 began a parallel career as co-repetiteur assuring musical preparation of productions for the Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Company of Boston, St.Louis Opera and the Washington Opera. Fellow in opera administration at the Juilliard American Opera Center beginning in 1977, he founded at the same time a private vocal studio in New York. In 1983 he became director of the Young Artists Program for the Chautauqua Opera where he was also Music Director between 1988 and 1993. From 1984 until 1988 he was director of the Young Artists Program for the Miami Opera Association. From 1993 to 2001 he was resident voice teacher for the Opéra National de Lyon and maintained a private studio in Paris. Beginning in 2001 he directed the opera department of the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, where from 2002 until 2013 he was professor of singing and chairman of the voice department. From 2009 until 2012 he has gave MasterClasses for the Staats Oper Graz and recently at the University Yonsei in Seoul as well as the HEMU/Lausanne. His students are presently singing in all of the world’s major opera houses : Met, San Francisco, Paris, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, etc.

Anatole WieckBorn in Latvia, Anatole Wieck received his first musical education in Riga and Moscow. In the United States since 1973, he studied violin and viola at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City, where he completed his Doctorate in Musical Arts working closely with Ivan Galamian, Lillian Fuchs, and Paul Doktor. He also studied baroque interpretation with Carol Lieberman at Boston University. He plays baroque viola, viola d’amore and baroque violin. Since 1986 Dr. Wieck has taught upper strings at the University of Maine and conducted the University of Maine Orchestra. He has performed and conducted in Europe, North and South America, and has participated in chamber music festivals such as Chamber Music/West (San Francisco), White Nights (St. Petersburg, Russia) and festivals in Montepulciano, Italy and Newport, Rhode Island. Dr. Wieck also performed for Baroque Chamber Music festivals in Spain. In May, 2006 he traveled to Guatemala as a Fulbright Senior Specialist where he conducted the Juventud y Música Foundation orchestra, gave master classes to students and faculty of the Guatemala National Conservatory. As a member of the Ad Libitum Ensemble that specializes in Baroque music, Dr. Wieck toured Israel in December 2007. In April 2008 Dr. Wieck performed at Carnegie Recital Hall in NY City. Between 2009 and 2012 he traveled five times to Mexico to teach, perform, and conduct. Dr. Wieck collaborated with Artes Revueltas. In the spring of 2013 Dr. Wieck performed and taught in Japan as a soloist and chamber musician. He performs regularly with the Baroque Orchestra of Maine and is director of the String Program at Maine Summer Youth Music at the University of Maine. In 2010 Dr. Wieck co-founded the Chamber Music Institute (CMI) with his Juilliard classmate Akiko Hirose-Silver.

Joachim WoitunJoachim Woitun studied cello at the Richard Strauss Konservatorium and the Hochschule fuer Musik in Munich, Germany. He moved to the United States in 1987 to continue his studies with Michael Flaksman at California State University in Fresno. Mr. Woitun earned his MA degree from City University of New York while studying cello with Stephen Kates and Barbara Mallow-Stein; baroque performance practice with Ray Erickson and Fred Hauptman; chamber music with Daniel Phillips; and contemporary music with Ronald Roseman. He has also been featured in masterclasses taught by William Pleeth, Leslie Parnas and Sharon Robinson. Mr. Woitun's performance credits include being a soloist with the Orchester Kurt Graunke in Munich and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra in Washington State. He has premiered works by Ronald Roseman, Jennifer Griffith and Carmen Braden. As a recitalist, he can be heard regularly in the greater metropolitan area of New York City and in Downeast Maine, where he has performed at Bay Chamber Concerts in Machias, at Summerkeys in Lubec and at Fog Fest as part of the Roosevelt Estate on Campobello Island. Mr. Woitun teaches at the Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, as well as at the United Nations International School in Manhattan. In addition to maintaining an active private studio in Brooklyn, New York, he has been on the faculty of Summerkeys in Lubec, Maine since 2006.

Sascha Zaburdaeva-LorimerSascha Zaburdaeva Lorimer is a Russian born musician whose heart belongs to America. Mrs. Lorimer has become a prominent performer and conductor throughout Maine.  She conducts the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras, sits first violin in the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, holds the concertmaster position in the Colby College Symphony, and regularly performs chamber music and is a veteran teacher of violin/viola at RDL Strings in Bangor. Mrs Lorimer got her first bachelor’s degree in violin performance, teaching, and orchestral playing from one of  Russia’s  most prestigious music schools, the Gnesin’s College of Music in Moscow. Following her heart, she continued her music adventures in New York where she studied under Masao Kawasaki and Itzhak Perlman. After getting a second bachelor’s degree in violin performance Sascha moved to Maine to finish her graduate studies with Anatole Wieck. She immediately applied her passion to music here in Maine, co-founding the MSYM summer string program at the University of Maine with Dr. Wieck. Finding mentorship and support, she conducts the MSYM string orchestra and works energetically to assure that music plays a vital role in securing a peaceful and bright future for our children. Mrs, Lorimer resides in Bangor, the best place on earth, with her husband Robert Lorimer, owner of RDL Strings/Fine Violins.

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