August 31, 2019 6PM
Paradise: Concert for Flute and Piano
Seven Pillars and the Edna Manley College of Music presents: PARADISE on Saturday, August 31, at 6pm at Vera Moody Concert Hall in Kingston, Jamaica. Join flutist, Melissa-Kay Grey, and pianist, Dr. Aleksandra Vojcic for a special evening exploring the vibrant colors of rhythm, tone, and interpretation which create your paradise. Repertoire includes the bold heat of Shulamit Ran’s Birds of Paradise, contrasted with the romantic, Legende by Godard. Other composers include Bach, Schulhoff, and a premiere performance by Columbian composer, Carmen Marulanda. View Full Press Release
August 30, 2019 10AM
Masterclass with Dr. Aleksandra Vojcic and Melissa Grey
Seven Pillars and the Edna Manley College of Music presents: Masterclass on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10-12 Noon at Very Moody Concert Hall in Kingston, Jamaica.
July 16, 2019 7PM
South Haven, Michigan
Internationally Acclaimed PROJECT Trio in Concert at Stanley Johnston Park
Passionate Musicians with the Energy of Rockstar’s
South Haven, MI USA – August 16, 2019 7PM – On behalf of the Interactive Flute Retreat, celebrating five years in South Haven, the Internationally acclaimed ensemble, PROJECT Trio will provide a free concert at Stanley Johnston Park located in South Haven, Michigan. Comprised of three instrumentalists, Greg Patillo- flute, Peter Seymour – bass, and Eric Stephenson – cello, PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble from Brooklyn, New York. Blending their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, PROJECT Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages. Bursting onto the scene with their landmark videos, right out of the internet generation, PROJECT Trio is a musical experience defining a new level of entertainment! PROJECT Trio is a musical experience not to be missed. View Full Press Release
May 30, 2019
New Board Member
Seven Pillars Welcomes Dr. Aleksandra Vojcic to the Board!
Aleksandra Vojčić(B.M., M.M. piano, The Juilliard School; Ph.D. in Music theory, The GraduateCenter, CUNY)is a former faculty member at Juilliard (1996-2007) and currentlyAssociate Professor at The University of Michigan where she is also teaches the doctoral seminar for pianists and is on the Chamber Music Faculty. Her primary research interests are rhythm and meter, focusing on the music of the long 20thcentury.
As a champion of 20th-century music she has premiered numerous works. Ms. Vojčić has been a piano soloist with the Belgrade Philharmonic, the National Repertory Orchestra, New Juilliard Ensemble, Colby Symphony Orchestra, Juilliard Chamber Orchestra, and the Josip Slavenski String Orchestra. New York performance venues have included Steinway Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, Alice Tully Hall, and MoMa Summergarden. She has presented lectures and papers in the UK, Lithuania, Austria, Serbia, and the United States and published in Perspectives of New Music, with Cambridge UniversityPress, Oxford University press, and others. Her recordings include Heavenly Lullabiesand D'Divaz. She was featured in an award-winning Swiss documentary Yugodivasand appeared in broadcasts on WNYC, KAJX, PGP RTB.