“Two Chicks and a ‘Cellist” will give a family chamber music concert on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at The Hudson School Theatre, 601 Park Ave., Hoboken. The group will play well-known favorites by Beethoven and Brahms, and will introduce special teenage guest and New Jersey high school student, Emery Melville, on violin, in a solo performance. The ensemble, created to present chamber music to students in a congenial and hands on format, frequently invites student guests to participate in their concerts.
Admission is free, but reservations are needed, because space is limited. Call (201) 239-1890 to save a seat.
Adrian Daurov was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and is a graduate of The Juilliard School. In 2007, he was appointed the Principal Cellist of The Chamber Orchestra of New York. Adrian appeared as a soloist and chamber musician on the main concert stages of St. Petersburg, Moscow, as well as in Europe and the U.S. In 2004 he toured Germany as a soloist with the St. Petersburg Chamber Orchestra and was appointed the Principal Cellist of the Bayreuth Festival Youth Orchestra. Adrian performs chamber music regularly in the New York Area.
Una Tone was born in Riga, Latvia. She now lives in New York and has international experience as a chamber musician. She graduated from Stetson University in Florida, where she was offered a four year full scholarship. She won many of the university’s competitions and graduated with a Music Performance degree and Business Administration degree. Una’s engagements include Broadway shows, recordings, jingles, movie scores and appearances on various TV shows such as David Letterman, The Today Show, Conan O’Brian, Martha Stewart Show, and Fashion Rock. Una has performed with many distinguished artists in both pop music ( Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Boccelli, Harry Connick Jr., Rita Moreno) and classical music (Itzak Perlman, Joshua Bell, James Levine, and James Conlon).
In addition she plays with ensembles as diverse as The NY Pops, Opera Orchestra of NY, Key West Symphony, NY Virtuosi, and American Ballet Theater Orchestra.
Pamela Ross, an award winning pianist/actress/writer/recording artist, has been a Hoboken resident since shortly after 9/11. Her critically acclaimed one woman shows have had long runs Off Broadway and in theatres and concert halls worldwide. She has performed as soloist with major orchestras, and is a recording artist with several widely distributed CDs and DVDs. Many of her programs can be seen on public television and heard on classical radio stations.
Ms. Ross is a Baldwin Piano touring artist, and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, The Dramatists Guild, and Screen Actors Guild. She teaches piano privately in Hoboken, and is on the faculty in the music technology division of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. Visit her at www.pamelaross.com.