UE Eykamp Quartet-in-Residence to Perform on September 9
Posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The University of Evansville's Eykamp Quartet-in-Residence will perform a recital with violist Atar Arad on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 pm in Wheeler Concert Hall. The Tuesday night program will feature a string quartet by Mozart, a string quartet by Arad, and the Dvorak Viola Quintet op. 97.
Arad was the violist of the Cleveland Quartet for seven years, taught at the Shepherd School at Rice University, and is currently professor of viola at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
In addition to a full teaching and performing schedule, Arad is a prolific composer, and has written a viola concerto, viola sonata, 12 viola caprices inspired by famous viola works, as well as numerous chamber pieces.