Honoring the superb local culture for developing highly skilled musicians, Music, Gettysburg! announces a benefit concert Friday, May 30th, by Adam Paul Cordle and Timothy Foster to support scholarships for local musical students.
Cordle and Foster will perform The Heights & Depths of Romanticism, including sonatas for viola and piano by Johannes Brahms and George Rochberg Friday evening at 7:30pm in the Chapel of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, 147 Seminary Ridge.
Donations will be collected to contribute to opportunities for local strings students to
participate in institutes, festivals and private lessons throughout the summer. This performance is co-sponsored by Cordle Studios, Music, Gettysburg!, and the
Gettysburg Area School District Strings program.
The concert is free and open to the public, with donations being accepted at the door
Violinist Adam Paul Cordle, has distinguished himself as a soloist and chamber musician, appearing in concerts throughout the United States, Canada and Israel. He has performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill and Zankel Recital Halls and has been featured as a soloist by several national orchestras. He teaches at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and Mount St. Mary’s University and directs youth programs for students throughout Adams County.
Mr. Cordle is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance & Literature at the Eastman School of Music, where he received his Master of Music in Performance & Literature.
Tim Foster resides in New Oxford, Pennsylvania where he has his private piano studio. He studied at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College where he received his Bachelor of Music in 2007. In 2010 he completed his Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Maryland College Park. He is sought after as judge and accompanist for competitions, accompanist for instrumentalists/vocalists and music for special occasions. He regularly accompanies instrumental juries at Gettysburg College and accompanies the University Concert Choir at Shippensburg University. He currently has more than 30 weekly piano students and actively performs and collaborates in many local venues, including Gettysburg Festival and Fringe Festival events.