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    Name: 2nd Annual President’s Chamber Music Series: Oboe Quartet
    Date: March 27, 2018
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT
    Event Description:
    Violist Willy Sucre is a member of the New Mexico Philharmonic and is the driving force behind the “Willy Sucre & Friends” concerts.  Born in La Paz, Bolivia, Sucre studied at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in La Paz, Colby College Chamber Music Institute in Waterville, Maine, Mannes School of Music in New York, and the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been conductor and music director of the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra, assistant conductor and principal violist of the Canada Symphony Orchestra in Montreal, assistant conductor and assistant principal violist of the former New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, principal violist and guest conductor of the National Symphony of Bolivia, the Chamber Orchestra of La Paz, and the Albuquerque Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Sucre was the founder of the Cuarteto Boliviano, guest violist with various chamber music ensembles, and for ten years the violist of the Helios String Quartet. His experience includes extensive chamber music concerts, lectures and school demonstrations, CD recordings, and television performances throughout South, Central, and North America. Sucre spends most of his summers in South America looking for new works of chamber music by modern composers and encouraging composers to write new pieces, especially piano quartets. He enjoys performing with ensembles of diverse instrumentation. Premier Sponsor: James Edd Hughs/Edward Jones Investments Co-Sponsors: Grant County Community Foundation, Western Institute of Lifelong Learning (WILL)
    Western New Mexico University's Light Hall Theater at 1000 West College Avenue in Silver City, New Mexico
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday - March 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    575-538-6469 cultural.affairs@wnmu.edu
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