Heimat-Handley Chamber Music Series - 1st Performance

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Music & Movement

Age Group:

Adults , Families

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The Heimat-Handley Quartet

Patrick Shaughnessy, violin

Aubrey Holmes, violin

Ivan Mendoza, viola

Brendon Phelps, cello

The Heimat Quartet was founded during the fall of 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  All avid chamber musicians, each player brings a wide array of experience and renewed energy to both the music and the group.Highlights from this past season have included the quartets Carnegie Hall debut, performances of the Mendelssohn Octet with the Shanghai Quartet, and the inaugural season of The Heimat Chamber Series.

The Heimat Quartet were the 2016 featured young artists for the 34th season of Music From The Western Reserve.  In 2017, the quartet made their European debut in Hamburg, Germany at the International Mendelssohn Festival.  This was followed by recitals and educational outreach performances in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia through their participation at Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP).  The Heimat’s capped off 2017 with their South American debut, which included concerts and a residency at The International Music Festival of Esmeraldas held at Casa de la Musica in Quito, Ecuador. The quartets primary mentors have included the Audubon Quartet, Shanghai Quartet, and Miami String Quartet.