Kingston Chamber Music Festival will present Jasper String Quartet at the Jamestown Arts Center

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces Kingston Chamber Music Festival concert featuring the Jasper String Quartet at the JAC Sunday, November 3rd at 2:00pm.

The Winners of Chamber Music America’s prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the Jasper Quartet was graduate quartet-in-residence at the Yale School of Music from 2008 to 2010 and is now the professional Quartet in Residence at Temple University in Philadelphia.  They will perform a program featuring Beethoven’s String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18; a quartet by Canadian composer Vivian Fung, and Schubert’s much-loved Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden.” General Admission is $35 and ages 30 and under are $25. Tickets available on the JAC’s website and at the door.

About Kingston Chamber Music Festival: The mission of the KCMF is to bring outstanding chamber music performed by exceptional young artists and world-class musicians to audiences in southern New England; to present concerts at affordable prices; and to provide outreach programs to students in our area schools and to adults in community settings.

About Jasper String Quartet:
Formed at Oberlin Conservatory, the Jaspers began pursuing a professional career in 2006 while studying with James Dunham, Norman Fischer, and Kenneth Goldsmith as Rice University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence. In 2008, the quartet continued its training with the Tokyo String Quartet as Yale University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence.

The Jasper String Quartet is named after Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada and is represented exclusively by Dispeker Artists. For more information, please visit www.jasperquartet.com or www.facebook.com/jasperstringquartet.