In the front of our shop we have had a grand piano for the last few years. It is a gorgeous Bosendorfer, 6'7" in mahogany. We are selling it for $33,000. You are welcome to come by the shop and see it, play it or speak with Rafael about it. We are hoping to find a good home for it this holiday season. You can call the shop at 206-283-5566, Rafael's cell at 206-979-8884, or email us at email@example.com.
From Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music, cellist Brooke Scholl is in Seattle this weekend performing at the All Pilgrims Christian Church. For her performance she will be playing an early twentieth century cello on loan from Rafael Carrabba Violins.
Brooke Scholl is a northwest native and a graduate of Central Washington University where she studied with John Michel. She also spent a summer living and studying in Vienna with Josef Luitz. She is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Desmond Hoebig and Andres Diaz. Her orchestral experience includes, but is not limited to, participating in the Idyllwild Summer Music Festival 2007-08 featuring performances at Los Angeles’ Disney Concert Hall, appearances with Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall, and year long positions with the Yakima, Wenatchee, and Auburn symphonies. Brooke has also performed in numerous competitions and master classes throughout her career. She has played in master classes with cellists such as Joshua Roman and Richard Aaron.
The performance also includes Vanessa Moss on violin and Maria Roditeleva-Wibe on piano. The hour and twenty minute performance includes a short intermission. Mark your calendar for December 20th at 4:00 pm and purchase your tickets online at brownpapertickets.com
Grace Sohn began her cello studies at the age of six in her native South Korea with Jun Su Jung. Since her move to Vancouver in 2009, Grace has been a student of Joseph Elworthy at the Vancouver Academy of Music where she actively participates in chamber music and orchestra rehearsals where she frequently occupies a leadership position with the VAM Symphony Orchestra. Grace has performed for numerous cellists such as Sung Won Yang, Efe Baltacigil, Desmond Hoebig, Sung Yong Lim and Ariel Barnes in addition to participating in the 2010 Aldo Parisot Cellofest.
Ms. Sohn has been the recipient of many awards and honors such as the Canadian Music Competition, Kay Meek Competition, Seattle Young Artist Music Competition, Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition, VAM’s Concerto Competition, Kiwanis Music Festival, and the Burnaby Clef Competition. Grace performed with the VAM Symphony Orchestra at the Orpheum Theater as soloist. Grace was invited to perform at the Chan Centre as part of the Royal Conservatory’s Convocation ceremonies. Recently as a winner of the Seattle Young Artist Music Festival, she performed with the Philharmonia Northwest at the Kane Hall as soloist. Grace is an avid chamber music musician, studying under Andrew Dawes, and Taras Gabora. Summer 2014, Ms Sohn attended the Casalmaggiore International Music Festival (Italy) where she studied with Sung Won Yang and Jan Ickert. Summer 2015, she will be attending the Banff Masterclass for Strings program. Grace is currently fifteen years old attending Gleneagle Secondary School in Coquitlam (Canada). Grace Sohn plays Neuner & Hornsteincer cello made in 1880, Germany.