On Friday, September 21st at 7:00 PM, Falmouth Academy and Chappaquoit Cello Studio will present in concert Evan Drachman and Wan Ch-Su in the Simon Center for the Arts. Music will include works by Bruch, Elgar, and Chopin. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students.
Cellist Evan Drachman is the founder and artistic director of the Piatigorsky Foundation which is committed to bringing classical music to diverse audiences throughout the US. Named after Drachman's grandfather, Gregor Piatigorsky, the foundation honors his words, "music makes life better...and is for everyone." Drachman, a world-reknowned cellist and recording artist, is known for his musical storytelling.
From 3:30 to 5:00 PM, Mr. Drachman will give a Master Class to three exceptional cello students of Nikki Patton from the Chappaquoit Studio in West Falmouth. Taylor Willman, age 13 of Mashpee; Grace Cushing, age 17 from Sagamore; and Celeste Newman, age 16 from Woods Hole will participate. The Master Class is free and open to the public.