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Guest violinist, pianist to present works by Grieg at Aug. 14 recital

Guest artists Janice Vincent, violin, and Robert Nakea, piano, will be playing in the Madsen Recital Hall at Brigham Young University Saturday, Aug. 14, at 7:30 p.m. This event is free.

They will begin the concert by performing the Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 8 for violin and piano by Edvard Hagerup Grieg. They will then perform Grieg’s Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13 for violin and piano. After an intermission, they will finish with Grieg’s Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45 for violin and piano.

Vincent is a graduate of BYU in violin performance and has taught at numerous schools for over 30 years. She has also served as the chair of the American String Teacher Association.

Nakea started playing the piano at 6 and by 15 was performing as a soloist in the Honolulu Symphony. Since then, he has been recognized as a two-time laureate in the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition. He also placed first in the Joseph Fisch International Piano Competition and third in the National Beethoven Sonata Competition.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.

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