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Cello sonatas to highlight free Sunday concert at Lake Tahoe

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Erica Sipes will perform on cello at this Sunday's concert.
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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — This Sunday, July 10, the Tahoe Chamber Music Society is pleased to present its fourth concert of the 2016 season.

The concert will feature cello sonatas by Prokofiev and Shostakovich. Erica Sipes will join cellist and Artistic Director Dr. Eileen Brownell in her premier performance at Lake Tahoe.

Ms. Sipes is a graduate of the Eastman school of music in Rochester, N.Y. Her past performances include solo engagements with the New River Valley Symphony Orchestra, work as music director for La Terasse in Interlaken, Switzerland, and an appointment as staff accompanist at the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival and the Governor’s School of Arts in Virginia.

She has also collaborated with cello professors from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music. She is currently working with pianists of all ages as a practice coach. She writes a blog that is required reading for a class at the Juilliard School.

Sunday’s concert is set for 2:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 341 Village Blvd., Incline Village. All concerts are free.

This article was provided by the Tahoe Chamber Music Society, which debuted in 1974 as the North Lake Tahoe Symphony Association before being renamed in 1998. Visit tahoechambermusic.org to learn more.