Join us on Saturday, January 23 at 3:00 pm for a winter afternoon concert featuring music for clarinet, cello, and piano.
About the Concert
This concert will take place at a private home in southern Rhode Island. The street address of the venue is 103 North Road, Wakefield, RI 02879.
The performance begins at 2 pm. Guests should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of time. After the concert, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their backgrounds, interests, and career plans.
Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send us an email and tell us the number of seats you want. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If we confirm your reservation and you decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.
The suggested contribution for this concert is $40 per person. We also offer a three-concert pass for a contribution of $100. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.
About the Artist
Admired for his “suppleness and beauty of tone” (Allan Kozinn, Portland Press Herald), Bixby Kennedy has performed concerti with the Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Bloomington Sinfionetta, and Indiana University Symphony. Additionally, he has garnered prizes from the Minnesota Young Artist Competition, ECSO, Hellam, Ima Hogg, Boston Woodwind Society, and Indiana University competitions. In 2013, Bixby commissioned and premiered his colleague Kevin Garza’s Clarinet Concerto, which remains a staple of his repertoire.
As a chamber musician, Bixby has performed throughout the US and Europe making appearances in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, The Kennedy Center, Music from Angel Fire, and Caramoor. On period instruments, Bixby performs classical repertoire on period instruments and replica instruments throughout the US with Grand Harmonie Orchestra. He is also Associate Principal Clarinet in the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Principal Clarinet in Symphony in C.
Originally from Maryville, Tennessee, Bixby is a graduate of Yale University and Indiana University. His teachers include David Shifrin, Howard Klug, and Eric Hoeprich.