2017 Summer Concert Series
The Old Mill Foundation is pleased to announce that Magical Music at the Mill, chamber music under the stars will return to The Old Mill in summer 2017. Each evening will feature a different chamber music ensemble performing on the Pomegranate Patio surrounded by the Mill’s beautiful pomegranate trees and lush gardens. In addition to enjoying the fine music, concertgoers are invited to view the building, learn about its history, and view the latest California Art Club exhibition in the Mill’s gallery.
2017 Performances: Old Mill Foundation member tickets are now on sale! Join the Old Mill Foundation and buy tickets first!
- June 17, 2017 Sheu Pettit Classical Guitar Duo
- July 22, 2017 Fiato String Quartet
- August 26, 2017 Jazz! Kirsten Edkins Quintet
Gates open at 7 pm and music begins at 8 pm.
Tickets available for purchase online. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2949947
Click here for an invitation.
For more information call (626) 449-5458.
The Fiato Quartet was formed in 2008. Its members are Carrie Kennedy and Ina Velli, violins, Aaron Oltman, viola and Ryan Sweeney, cello. The members of Fiato hold degrees in music performance from the Colburn School, University of Southern California, Rice University, Northwestern University, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The musicians of Fiato currently have active concert careers throughout Southern California. They are members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera, Pasadena Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, and the Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra. Fiato has performed at many chamber music series in the Los Angeles area including the Music Guild, South Pasadena Restoration Concert Series, and UCLA's Henry Bruman Chamber Music Festival. As of 2012, Fiato is an official ensemble of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
Saturday, July 22nd's program will include the music of Mozart, Smetana and Beethoven. Join us for a magical evening!
Sheu Pettit Duo
Saturday, June 17th’s eclectic program included the sounds of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Ida Presti, Clarice Assad, Matthew Denman, and others.
Guitarists Dr. Connie Sheu and Dr. Adam Pettit have engaged audiences across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe as soloists and chamber musicians. As the Sheu Pettit Duo, they perform music representing the most inventive compositional talent for guitar duo. Connie and Adam first met as students in the Pepe Romero master classes at USC in 2003. Both received their Doctorate of Musical Arts at USC under William Kanengiser.They are on faculty at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music. Connie is a dynamic guitarist, devoted teacher, and ardent advocate of classical guitar. Her undergraduate work was at Columbia and her Master of Music from the Julliard School. Adam earned his Bachelor of Music and his Master of Music from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. He collaborates with a number of ensembles in Southern California.
2016 Performances were:
- June 25, 2016 - CHROMA Salon
- July 23, 2016 - Promenade String Quartet
- August 27, 2016 - Quarteto Nuevo