Joining in the performance of this early work,
written between 1799 and 1800, from Beethoven are Ernest Salem*,
violin; Carolyn Riley, viola; Trevor Handy, cello; David Black,
bass; Håkan Rosengren*, clarinet; Todd Miller*, horn
and Kenneth Munday*, bassoon. These acclaimed southern California
chamber musicians offer one of Beethoven’s elegant and
charming popular works.
Violinist Ernest Salem* performed in concerts
and recitals across the United States locally performing with
the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony, Asia
American Orchestra and South Coast Symphony. Salem has been
first violinist with Wichita State’s Fairmount Quartet,
a member of the College of St. Benedict’s chamber ensemble
“Pastiche,” and violinist with New Mexico State’s
Delphian Trio. Currently he is violinist with the Premiere
Trio at CSUF.
Violinist Carolyn Riley has been heard on
numerous classical, pop and movie soundtracks. She is a member
of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra and is active as a chamber
Cellist Trevor Handy performs regularly
with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony,
and Los Angeles Opera Orchestra in addition to numerous ensembles
throughout the Southland.
David Black is a member of the bass section
with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, and performs throughout
Håkan Rosengren*, clarinet appears
regularly as soloist with European orchestras including the
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic, Porto Chamber
Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic,
Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, among others. He has performed
at chamber music festivals in Santa Fe, La Jolla, and Round
Top Texas, won numerous awards, and given recitals in China,
Korea, the U.S. and throughout Europe.
Todd Miller*, horn is principal timpanist
with the Pacific Symphony, and regularly performs both percussion
and French horn with other orchestras in the Los Angeles area,
including the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Miller can be heard
on an extensive number of movie soundtracks maintaining an
active schedule in recording studios.
Kenneth Munday* has been principal bassoonist
with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 1977, and has
appeared as soloist with the orchestra on numerous occasions
in collaboration with Sir Neville Marriner, Iona Brown, Placido
Domingo and Jeffrey Kahane among others. In recent years,
Munday has played in many period-instrument ensembles, including
the Portland Baroque Orchestra, the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra,
the Philadelphia Classical Orchestra, Pacific Classical Winds,
and Musica Angelica.
* Represents Cal State Fullerton faculty artist.