Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Benefit performance at Community Music Center

The Dubay brothers, Jonathan and Gregory, are teaming up with pianist Cary Lewis to present music by Brahms this Thursday, March 20, at the Community Music Center (3350 SE Francis St.). They will play Brahms' Trio for Piano and Strings in B Major, Opus 8, the Cello Sonata in E Minor, Opus 38, and the Violin Sonata in A Major, Opus 100.

Cary Lewis is an acclaimed pianist who specializes in chamber music. He is a member of the Lanier Trio, which includes William Preucil (concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra) and cellist Dorothy Lewis.

Jonathan Dubay is a violinist in the Oregon Symphony and teaches violin at the University of Oregon.

Gregory Dubay is the Executive Director of the Community Music Center and former principal cellist of the Honolulu Symphony.

Admission is free will donation, with a suggested minimum of $20 for adults and $10 for youth, proceeds to benefit the schools programs for low-income families. Tickets are on sale at the door only. The players are donating their performance as a fundraiser for the Center.

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