Professional Concert Artist Series

Washington Conservatory of Music
2007 Concerts for the Nation's Capital
Violinist, Elisabeth Adkins, Pianist, Edward Newman
perform “The Three B’S – With a Twist”
Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 PM

On Saturday, January 20 at 8 PM violinist Elisabeth Adkins, Associate Concertmaster of the National Symphony, will team with her husband, pianist Edward Newman, to present a concert of music by Beethoven, Bolcom and Brahms. This free concert, sponsored by the Washington Conservatory of Music will be performed at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church, One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, 20816 at Massachusetts and Western Avenues, the boundary of DC and Bethesda. For more information: 301-320-2770 or

The concert will consist of three sonatas: Sonata in C Minor for piano and violin, Op. 30, No. 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven , Second Sonata for violin and piano by William Bolcom, and Sonata in D Minor by Johannes Brahms. press release

To broaden the listening opportunities of the community and to enhance the learning process of our students, WCM presents concerts by world-renowned guest artists and WCM faculty members throughout the year. For a complete concert schedule please call 301-320-2770.

2006-07 concert season to be announced soon –
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All concerts are free - donations gratefully accepted
For more information, please call 301-320-2770

Guest Artist Master Classes

Piano Master Class by Alexander Paley
1:30 PM – Sunday, December 3
Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church
One Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda, MD

Three students from the Washington Conservatory of Music will be chosen to perform for world-renowned pianist, Alexander Paley. The 2-hour class is open to the public. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students.

For more information: 301-320-2770

Throughout the year, special master classes and seminars will be given by Conservatory guest artist faculty members including the following:

Professional Musician Referrals

The Washington Conservatory of Music is pleased to refer you to artist-faculty members who are available for concerts and events. Fees and schedules are arranged between the performer and the presenter. Select faculty CDs may be purchased in the WCM offices.

Student Outreach Concerts

Students are encouraged to serve their community by performing at area retirement homes, community gatherings, and in other public venues.

Adult Student Soirees

On various evenings throughout the year, Conservatory adult students may perform for each other in the informal setting of private homes.

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