Music at the library
Salem - posted Oct, 19 2012
SALEM- On Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m., the Janus Trio will play at the Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road (Route 85). Brooklyn-based Janus was formed in 2002 with the goal of presenting and creating new repertoire for the trio through commissioning projects and works-in-process collaborations, including collaborations with Princeton, Colgate, New York and Cornell Universities, as well as work with the Aspen Music Festival. The concert at the Salem Library is free and open to all. No registration is necessary. Amanda Baker, the flutist, is a Bozrah resident and also a member of the United States Coast Guard Band. She has performed at the state funerals of Presidents Ford and Reagan and the Inaugurations of President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. In addition to her work with janus, Beth Meyers is also a member of the band, QQQ, comprising a viola, hardanger fiddle, acoustic guitar and drums. She currently subs in the pit orchestra of the Broadway musical, “Wicked” and tours with pop artist Regina Spektor. Nuiko Wadden, harpist, also holds the principal harp position in both the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras and with the Des Moines Metro Opera. She is also a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). Ms. Wadden is, performing and living in both Pittsburgh and New York. Interested in maintaining an active orchestral career, she acts as a substitute harpist for the Milwaukee, Minnesota, Houston, and Pittsburgh Symphonies.