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July 24: Speaking Without Words

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls

Music is often a place to turn when words fail. The Arianna String Quartet present three works that explore music as language. How syntax and structure,  balance and imbalance, and other musical structures allow composers to share their most intimate thoughts and feelings without using text. Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44 No. […]

Free – $15

July 28: Travel Without Borders

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls

"Place" plays a large role in a composer's output. Where they were born, the places they lived, and locations they have visited can be endless sources of inspiration. The Arianna Quartet takes us around the world on our second festival concert looking at how the dawn of 19th century Vienna shaped Beethoven, how Gabriela Lena […]

Free – $15

July 29: Piano Masterclass

Hearst Center for the Arts 304 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls

CVCM presents a masterclass with Peter Miyamoto at the Hearst Center for the Arts on July 29th from 10am – 12pm. The masterclass is open to advanced students ages 12-23. Anyone interested in participating in this class should contact Cedar Valley Chamber Music  

Free

July 30: Piano Recital

First Congregational Church 608 W 4th St, Waterloo

Peter Miyamoto, piano (bio) 7:00pm, First Congregational Church, Waterloo                 Program Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux” Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52 Ravel: Jeux d’eau (Play of the Water) Rachmaninoff: Moment Musicaux in E Minor, Op. 16, No. 4 Intermission […]

July 31: Nature Without Form

Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 8201 Dakota St, Cedar Falls

Our final concert of the 2021 season looks at how composers are often inspired by the natural world. Debussy wants you to hear the sea off the coast of France in his monumental work La mer which has been arranged for piano trio by the British composer Sally Beamish. Around this work Peteris Vasks depicts […]

Free – $15