Date(s) - 11/24/2012
Back by popular demand, Julie and Alan Henson return to the Blue Sage with a concert of works for violin, cello and piano by Schubert, Bach and Paul Schoenfield with artist-in-residence and pianist, Susan Ellinger.
Chaconne from Partita in D Minor
Trio B Flat Major Op. 99
Cafe Music Suite
About the Guest Musicians
Julie Fox Henson is in demand as a chamber musician in Iowa and is the Assistant Concertmaster of the Des Moines Symphony. Ms. Henson enjoys a successful teaching studio in the Ames/Des Moines area, and was voted the 2010 Leopold LaFosse Studio Teacher of the Year by the Iowa String Teachers Association. Since the summer of 2001, she has been a member of the Belin String Quartet, which had started as a summer concert series in Des Moines and now also performs concerts and educational programs throughout the year. She enjoys the mountains of New Hampshire every summer while participating in the New Hampshire Music Festival.
Ms. Henson studied with Oswald Lehnert at the University of Colorado – Boulder, and with Paul Kantor and Jens Ellerman at the Aspen Music Festival. She holds music degrees from CU Boulder and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ms. Henson performed throughout the U.S. and parts of Europe and South America from 1982 to 1992 as first violinist of the Montclaire String Quartet. The ensemble won first place in the Coleman and Monterey Chamber Music Competitions in California.
Alan Henson studied at CU – Boulder (B. Mus. 1985), Rice University, and UW – Milwaukee (M. Mus. 1990). He is Principal Cellist of the Central Iowa Symphony. He is former Principal Bassist of the Des Moines, Dubuque, and Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestras. He has performed with Cedar Rapids, West Virginia, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Shreveport Symphonies, and as guest artist with the Montclaire and Pioneer string quartets. Mr. Henson has taught double bass and cello at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, University of Northern Iowa, and Wartburg College. He has a full schedule of fine students in Ames, Iowa.
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