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2019 Festival Concert Schedule

Fry Street Quartet featuring Brant Bayless (viola)

Monday, July 15 at 7:30 pm in the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

Program includes:
Mozart Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Christopher Burns, Chaconne (Breathless) for solo Viola
Brahms Quintet in G Major, Op. 111


Ezola/Olson Piano Duo featuring Myles Howell (stone carver), Chuck Landvatter (illustrator), and Cahill Smith (piano)

Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30 pm in the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

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Fry Street Quartet and Friends featuring Brant Bayless (viola), Craig Trompeter (cello), and Frank Weinstock (piano)

Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 pm in the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

Program includes:
Bach Suite in C Major for Solo Cello
Schubert Sonata in a minor for Viola and Piano, D. 821 Arpeggione
Dvorak Piano Quintet in A Major


Fry Street Chamber Music Festival Students at the Tabernacle

Friday, July 19 at noon in the Logan Tabernacle

Featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, and Schubert


Fry Street Chamber Music Festival Students in Concert

Saturday, July 20 at 3 pm in the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

Featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Prokofiev, and Schubert

All concerts are free and open to the public.

Anne Francis Bayless

Anne Francis Bayless, cello

Cellist Anne Francis Bayless has been a member of the internationally acclaimed Fry Street Quartet since 2000.

Brant BaylessBrant Bayless, viola

Brant Bayless is the Principal Violist of the Utah Symphony.
Ezola

Emily Ezola, piano

Emily Ezola is part of the Ezola/Olson Piano Duo and serves on the piano faculty at Utah State University. She is the executive director of the Fry Street Chamber Music Festival.

Myles

Myles Howell, sculptor 

Myles Howell received an MFA in scupture at Utah State University. He is represented in Park City, Utah, and in online galleries based in Los Angeles and Paris.

Chuck

Chuck Landvatter, illustrator

Chuck Landvatter holds an MFA in Drawing & Painting from Utah State University. Now based in Salt Lake City, Chuck's art is executed with a hybrid of traditional techniques, contemporary design, illustration, and graffiti. 

Rebecca McFaul

Rebecca McFaul, violin

The “freedom” and “brilliance” (New York Concert Review) of violinist Rebecca McFaul has fashioned performances that “glide through with a dancer’s grace” (Charlotte Observer). Rebecca is the second violinist of the Fry Street Quartet.

Olson

Kevin Olson, piano

Part of the Ezola/Olson Piano Duo, Kevin Olson is an active pianist, composer, and member of the piano faculty at Utah State University. He is  a writer for the FJH Music Company and is the Executive Director of the USU Summer Piano Festival.

Bradley Ottesen

Bradley Ottesen, viola

Bradley Ottesen is the violist of the internationally acclaimed Fry Street Quartet. He holds the position of Associate Professor of Professional Practice at Utah State University, and currently serves as the President of the Utah Viola Society.

Bradley Ottesen

Cahill Smith, piano

Cahill Smith holds a DMA from Eastman School of Music and has performed in major venues around the world. He serves on the piano faculty at Utah State University.


Craig Trompeter, cello

Craig Trompeter has been a musical presence in Chicago for more than twenty years. He is the Artistic Director of the Haymarket Opera Company.

Robert Waters

Robert Waters, violin

A violinist with “pristine musicianship married to dazzling energy “ (San Francisco ClassicalVoice), Robert Waters is the first violinist of the Fry Street Quartet, in residence at the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University.

Frank Weinstock, piano

American Frank Weinstock has a distinguished career as a performer, teacher, and adjudicator. He is a member of the University of Utah piano faculty.