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Home / Pianists/Composers Joey Curtin and Greg Starr in Concert, featuring guest artist Jasmine Kinney - Violin

Pianists/Composers Joey Curtin and Greg Starr in Concert, featuring guest artist Jasmine Kinney - Violin

Aug 18th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Joey Curtin is a composer and keyboard artist who began her musical career in the San Francisco Bay area.   Her piano and synthesizercreations are a fusion of jazz, new age, Americana and Celtic influences.  Her performances include: The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite, The Olympic Village Inn at Squaw Valley, The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park, Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco and American Express Taste of the Nations, San Francisco

Internationally, Joey has performed in Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Indonesia, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Singapore. From 2003-2004 Joey was hired by the Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston to give performances every weekend. Her music was described by many as "healing". In 2015, Joey’s album "Tigris and Euphrates" was nominated for best piano with instrumentation on One World Radio from London. Her cover tunes album “Going to California” is a collection of piano arrangements of popular rock ballads. This album is receiving great reviews on Pandora radio and other streaming stations. Joey released her latest solo piano album, “Between Earth and Heaven” in 2017. Her music is heard on National Public Radio and has been used in film soundtracks and a documentary that aired on PBS. Her recordings have been used in National and State Park exhibits and art museums across the United States. Joey recently moved to Bellingham, WA where she is composing and recording new projects for a sound library.

Greg Starr was a featured soloist on the Weill Recital Hall Stage in Carnegie Hall, from a lineage of pianists that goes back to Beethoven, as the sheet music transcriber for Milli Vanilli’s infamous debut album, having worked with Mr. Rogers, having performed on stage with Steve Allen, as a founding member of the underground cult band The Rakes, Greg Starr has had a music career filled with grand adventure. Greg has enjoyed a long career in music production, writing and producing music for clients including Wisconsin Public Television, Milwaukee Children’s Theater, the Library of Congress, Lutheran Brotherhood, and Hal Leonard Corporation. His performance credits include the Northwest Chamber Orchestra (Bach f-minor Keyboard Concerto), Orchestra of Central Washington University (Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No.2 in g minor), the Kenosha Symphony, Milwaukee Opera Company, Mr. Steve Allen, and numerous solo appearances. He is a former editor in the Keyboard Product Development Department at Hal Leonard Corporation, where he authored books, articles, and music arrangements for commercial publication. He is the owner of Quiet Rain Music, a boutique producer of solo piano and electronic music recordings. Greg received his M.M. in Piano Performance from Central Washington University, where he also earned undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Music Theory/Composition. His piano instructors have included Lockrem Johnson (a Guggenheim Fellow in Composition), Tim Strong (a Cliburn Piano competitor), Dr. John Salmon (winner of numerous international competitions), and Dr. Bonnie Bricker-Smith

Jasmine Kinney is a concert violinist from the San Francisco Bay area. She received her BA in music performance on the violin from Cal State Hayward and has performed in string quartets, orchestras, church productions, worship teams and other ensembles as a freelance musician. Besides being classically trained, Jasmine loves to improvise and create her own unique sound. She is an in-demand studio musician and has recorded on many other projects. Jasmine has collaborated with Joey Curtin on numerous recordings which resulted in live performances in San Francisco, Houston, and Kansas City. Jasmine is also a private music instructor for violin and piano. With 27 years of teaching experience, she has helped her students succeed in great musical accomplishments.

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Public Events
Mar 30th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Since the independent release of his breakthrough solo piano collection Tender Ritual in 1985 on the Unspeakable Freedom Music label, Jim Chappell has been acknowledged as one of contemporary music's most engaging composers and performers. With 20 albums to his credit, Chappell has toured world-wide to sold out audiences, his concerts being filmed and nationally televised. Chappell was the only music artist to perform at Robert DeNiro's 50th birthday party, where he played to a hushed crowd of who's who in the film industry. Several of Jim's albums have received heavy national and international airplay on Smooth Jazz format radio stations, with Chappell's Over The Top making it to No. 1 on the national charts. Along with composing music for the Blake Edwards feature film comedy "Switch" his music has been nationally broadcast on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, The Voice, MTV, The Summer and Winter Olympic Games, NBC, and Fox Sports Specials. Gold medal figure skater Brian Boitano skated to Jim's beautiful piece "Gone" in a nationally televised Thanksgiving day broadcast presentation.
Public Events
Apr 28th 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Bei Trio was founded in 2016 by pianist Iliana Shoemaker. This local trio comprising of piano, flute and clarinet has been performing in and around the Kirkland/Redmond area since 2017. The Bei Trio name comes from the first initials of all 3 members, and the initials of their countries of birth; Bulgaria, England and Ireland! The trio explores contemporary music as well as music from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic eras.
Stage in Use
May 04th 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm


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