An Afternoon with VentoArchi Trio
For the first time at St. Ignatius Church we present the VentoArchi Trio. Their members have been active musicians in the DELMARVA area for the past several years. For your pleasure, the group has been formed earlier this year in order to explore the repertoire for this ensemble
The recital is free of charge, but we suggested a donation of $20.
Malcom Arnold – Sonatina for clarinet and piano op.29
Francis Poulenc – Sonata for clarinet and piano FP.184
Gian Carlo Menotti – Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
Aram Khachaturian – Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
About the Performers:
MILOS TOSIC – Born in Serbia, clarinet performer Milos Tosic earned a Bachelor’s degree from Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia and a Master’s degree from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, both in clarinet performance. Mr. Tosic started his formal education at the age of 9 and after coming to the U.S.A. studied with Adrea Splittberger-Rosen (University of Wisconsin Stevens Point), Maureen Hurd (Rutgers University) and Reis McCullough (concertmaster of the US Army Field Band). At masterclasses and festivals, Milos has worked with prominent clarinetists such as Kliment Krylovskiy (Zodiac Trio), Mariam Adam, Jessica Phillips (the MET orchestra), Bernhard Nusser (Deutsches Symphonie Orchester), Michel Lethiec (Conservatoire de Nice, France) and Nikolasa Tejero (University of Tennessee – Chattanooga).
Milos is the co-principal clarinet of the Frederick Symphony Orchestra and a teaching artist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program. He previously performed with Sinfonietta Nova Orchestra and Freelance Ensemble Artists of New Jersey. Memorable performances include Steinway Hall in 2011 with the Rutgers Clarinet Choir and at Zodiac Music Academy and Festival in Valdeblore, France in 2013.
MARIA ADELE SCOTT – An artist who plays with honesty and brilliance, Maria Adele Scott frequently performs as soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist on the east coast. A Delaware native, she began piano lessons with her father at age 6, and later studied with Liliya Maslov at the Music School of Delaware. She has performed in many venues including Peabody’s Friedberg Concert Hall, The Grand Opera House of Delaware, the Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall.
An active chamber musician, Maria has performed a wide range of piano ensemble repertoire and has extensive experience as a collaborative artist. This past spring, she traveled to Hamburg, Germany to compete in the Classic Winds International Saxophone and Clarinet Competition and Festival as a collaborative pianist. In addition to maintaining and organizing her own private teaching studio, Maria is an accompanist for the Peabody Preparatory. She holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Peabody Conservatory where she studied under the tutelage of Brian Ganz.
LENA SEEGER – is a violinist and violist from Madison, Wisconsin who has been active in the Baltimore area since 2015. She attended the University of Wisconsin, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Music and also studied math and cartography. While in graduate school at Michigan State University, she researched the violin concert pieces of Igor Stravinsky and created a new arrangement of his Tango. Her primary passion is teaching music lessons, and she currently manages a private studio of violin and piano students. She has previously performed with the Chakavak ensemble in Alexandria, an ensemble specializing in Persian classical music.