Three members of the Rose Colored Glasses Chamber Ensemble will perform in the Guest Musicians Concert Series on Thursday, November 8, at 10:55 a.m. in the Hubbard Performance Hall, Hubbard Music Center.
Joel Pitchon, violin; Ronald Carbone, viola; and Marie-Volcy Pelletier, cello will present a string trio program open to the school and to the public.
Joel Pitchon is an active soloist, concertmaster and chamber music player. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Oscar Shumsky and Joseph Fuchs. He has served as concertmaster of a number of orchestras, has played in many concerts with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, CBS Masterworks, and Vox Cum Laude among others. He is an associate professor of violin and chamber music at Smith College.
Ronald Carbone is principal violist of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and an associate member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He serves as violist in the Omni Piano Quartet and the New York Piano Quartet. He has been a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Barcelona City Orchestra.
Marie-Volcy Pelletier, a native of France, became a member of the Lyon Symphony at the age of 21. She won a Fulbright Scholarship to study with noted cellist Bernard Greenhouse at the New England Conservatory. She has served as acting principal cellist of the Orquestra Ciutat de Barcelona, in Spain. She has been a member of the BBC Orchestra in London and has been featured in chamber music concerts and solo recitals on both sides of the Atlantic. She serves on the faculty of the Greenwood Music Camp and is an adjunct instructor of cello at Smith College.
Following their recital, the musicians will conduct a master class at 11:50 a.m. with the student musicians in the Chamber Music course.
For more information about the Rose Colored Glasses Chamber Ensemble, see www.rosecoloredglasseschamberensemble.com.