POTSDAM - The Crane School of Music Faculty Recital Series will continue with a concert featuring violinist Ioan Harea at 7:30 p.m. April 8 in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.
The performance at SUNY Potsdams Crane School of Music will include works by Antonio Vivaldi, Henryk Wieniawski, CÚsar Franck and Crane composer Gregory Wanamaker.
This event is free, and the public is invited to attend.
Harea has been a prominent presence on the Canadian music scene since moving to Ottawa from Venezuela in 1986. A brilliant and versatile violinist, Harea has performed as soloist and as a chamber musician in Canada, the United States, Venezuela, Italy, France, Romania and Spain. He is the founder and leader of the Harea String Quartet and the Virtuosi Orchestra, which have performed for Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin and U.S. President George W. Bush.
As well as maintaining a private violin studio in Ottawa, Harea is an instructor of violin at The Crane School of Music, and is a member of the Orchestra of Northern New York. Harea has a recording contract with Ottawa record label Dark Skippy Records, and has recorded Ballade, Classic Gypsy, Sentimental Strings, Versatility and Unaccompanied.