The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music Announces January Coffee Concert

Violinist Wendy Tangen-Foster and cellist/bassist Greg Byers will perform together on Jan. 8 at the Coffee Concert at University Club/St. Paul Athletic Club Hotel 340.

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Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) January 01, 2014

The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music’s January Coffee Concert will be held at University Club/St. Paul Athletic Club Hotel 340, beginning at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

The concert will be “New-String Fling: Adventurous Works for Violin and Cello/Bass,” featuring Wendy Tangen-Foster on violin and Greg Byers on cello/bass.

Tangen-Foster and Byers are both well known in the Twin Cities’ music scene for their dynamic performances and expressive styles. Now they will be teaming up as a duet for the first time. These two creative voices will join forces to play a vibrant mix of jazz standards, pop tunes, tangos, modern classics and some original “ByerSelf” compositions by Byers.

New-String Fling: Adventurous Works for Violin and Cello/Bass is open to the public at no cost and is followed by coffee, bagels and an opportunity to meet and talk to the performers. University Club/St. Paul Athletic Club Hotel 340 is located at 340 Cedar Ave. in St. Paul.

The Coffee Concerts are held on the first Wednesday of each month from November to May to highlight Conservatory performers. All performances are at noon and at no charge to the public. Performance locations will vary.

The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music offers high quality music education to the Twin Cities’ community, specializing in early childhood music. Students of all ages can take music lessons in piano, guitar, strings, woodwinds, bass, percussion and voice. The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music is an independent, non-profit community music school with distinguished faculty that provides students with the foundation they need to be successful in music. For more information or to donate to The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music, call 651-224-2205 or visit http://www.thespcm.org.

About the Company

The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music is a music education center offering a wide range of musical instruction for all ages, in both individual and group settings. The faculty is of the highest caliber, including artists/teachers with well-established reputations. The Conservatory has systematically developed a music program with demanding, yet age-appropriate expectations, with the ability to effectively teach the youngest of students as well as prepare those seeking to become music majors. They are also able to meet the needs of students who are lifelong learners of music and music appreciation.

Since 1985, the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music has provided high quality music education to the metropolitan community. Originally under the auspices of The University of St. Thomas, the school became an independent non-profit community music school in June 2001. The facility in downtown Saint Paul provides an exciting venue for the continuing commitment to providing excellence in music for all ages. As an independent organization, they are able to broaden their mission as a music school ensuring that quality music is available to an ever-widening segment of the community.


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