“The Thursday Musical Group”
April 29, 2 pm
The Thursday Musical Group, a hundred-year-old organization, showcases professional Minnesota musicians. Two of their very accomplished artists will perform on Sunday, April 29, at 2 pm. Lindsay Schlemmer, cellist, and Salam Murtada on piano.
Schlemmer is the principal cellist of the Southeastern Minnesota Orchestra and the University of Minnesota Symphony. She has a master's degree from the University of Minnesota, and bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Salam Murtada, pianist, is a civil and environmental engineer currently working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. He is a native of Amman, Jordan. He was a semi-finalist in the Fourth Van Cliburn International Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in 2004, a semi-finalist in the Washington International Piano Competition in 2006, a prize winner in the Greensboro Music academy National Piano Competition in 2000. His original compositions have been premiered in the US, Australia and Jordan.
Students from Shattuck-St. Mary's
May 6, 2 pm
Shattuck's Pre-conservatory and repertoire students will perform. Performance is free and open to the community.