Department of Music

UCM Season Continues with "Piano, Cello & Flute" on November 12 & 13

Virginia Tech Music faculty present a University Chamber Music concert with ?Piano, Cello & Flute? on November 12 at 8 p.m. and November 13 at 3 p.m. in the Squires Recital Salon. Mary Louise Hallauer, piano, Alan Weinstein, cello, and David Jacobsen, flute, will perform.

The program will feature duos and trios for piano, cello, and flute. The pieces will include Beethoven?s ?Sonata in F Major, Opus 5? as well as 20th century American and European works by Charles T. Griffes, Peter Schickele, and Bohuslav Martinu.

Hallauer has performed as a recitalist, soloist with orchestras, and a chamber musician across the United States and Europe, as well as being invited to play piano music of Chopin for President Jimmy Carter at the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Polish National Alliance in Chicago. She was recently an invited guest artist in solo piano and chamber music performances at the International Workshops Festival in Norway and France.

Weinstein, an accomplished cellist, is a founding member of the Kandinsky Trio and the winner of multiple national awards including the Chamber Music America Residency Award. He has performed in major venues across North America and Europe and most recently performed an original score for electric cello with his wife, actress Patricia Raun at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2005.

Jacobsen regularly appears as recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto soloist across the United States. He recently collaborated with the Kandinsky Trio and the Audubon Quartet, and has performed world premieres of performances for the World Saxophone Congress.

Tickets are available by calling 540-231-5615, online at, or at the door. Prices are $8 for students and senior citizens and $12 for the general public.