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The Musical Arts Series in Port Clinton will introduce concert goers to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra String Trio on January 6 at 3:30 p.m at Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton. 

Each trio member is a first chair player with the Detroit Symphony.  Concertmaster since 2012, Yoonshin Song made her debut with the Seoul Symphony at age 11, has won many international violin competitions, and has played with orchestras around the world.  Principal Cellist Wei Yu was a member of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for seven years before joining the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and has been the top prizewinner in competitions in the United States, Canada, and China.  Principal violist Eric Nowlin received his bachelors and masters degrees from the Julliard School of Music and has won several viola competitions, including the Julliard Viola Concerto Competition.  This distinguished chamber group will play string trios by Haydn, Beethoven,and Dohnanyi.

Following the concert, the audience will be invited to a reception with the performers.  Tickets are available for $15 at the door; students are admitted free of charge. This concert is sponsored by 1812 Food & Spirits and Rosie’s Bar & Grill with accommodations provided by Our Guest Inn.  More information about the performers is at:  Information on the Musical Arts Series is available at or on Facebook.

The Musical Arts Series in Port Clinton  opened its 2018 to 2019 season with the annual Cleveland Institute of Music performance, which  featured talented students and professionals from the institute.  This performance, featured Jimmy Thompson on violin and Jonathan Mak on piano.

James Thompson returned to the Musical Arts Series as a solo violinist, having been a member of an immensely popular chamber group that performed at an earlier Musical Arts Series.  He is enrolled in the Masters program at Cleveland Institute of Music where in 2014 he was selected to solo with the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall as part of the orchestra’s education series.  He has also performed solo with many orchestras including the Blue Water Chamber Orchestra, the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, and the Cleveland Philharmonic.

Sandusky Register

Intimate music series continues in Port Clinton

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There’s no shortage of world-class musical talent in Northern Ohio. However, most performances are taking place in Toledo and Cleveland.

That is unless it’s a Firelands Musical Arts Series concert, which six to eight times a year features topnotch artists showing off their talents at the intimate Firelands Presbyterian Church.  Previous performances showcased the 16-piece Greater Cleveland Flute Choir, as well as…

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