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Strings Music Festival in Steamboat receives NEA grant

National Endowment for the Arts gives $10,000 for chamber music

Contemporary composers Mike Garson


Concerts included in National Endow­ment for the Arts grant programming:

■ Meet the Composer Series with David Stock, 12:15 p.m. July 21: Strings composer-in-residence Stock leads an educational event. Free

■ Donors’ Concert, 7 p.m. July 21: Musicians Wendy Chen, Michael Kaeshammer and others present a diverse program. $22 for adults, $5 for juniors (children ages 6 to 18)

■ Classical Concert, 8 p.m. July 24: The program features Aaron Copland’s Sonata for Violin and Piano and a selection by composer-in-residence David Stock. $30 for adults, $5 for juniors

■ Meet the Composer Series with Mike Garson, 12:15 p.m. July 28: Strings composer-in-residence Garson leads an educational event. Free

■ Community Matinee Concert, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1: This program features a combination of classical and jazz music. Free

■ Classical Concert, 7 p.m. Aug. 4: The program features Leonard Bernstein’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Anton Arensky’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, and Carl Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Quintet in B-Flat Major. $28 for adults, $5 for juniors

■ Classical Concert, 8 p.m. Aug. 7: The program includes Three American Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, a Richard Stoltzman arrangement of a Lukas Foss composition; Mozart’s Piano Quintet in G minor; and Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor. $28 for adults, $5 for juniors

All concerts are at the Strings Music Pavilion at Pine Grove and Mount Werner roads. The two meet-the-composer events are at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave. For more information, go to or call 879-5056.