Hollywood Theater Hosted an Evening of Chamber Music
April 12, 2017
The Historic Hollywood Theater in Gowanda hosted Meta Trio in an evening of chamber music on Tuesday, April 11.
The performance included the works of Johann Joachim Quantz, Jean-Baptiste Singelee, Johannes Brahms and Astor Piazzolla. The Meta Trio performs on vintage Buescher Saxophones built in the United States to the acoustic specification of their inventor, Adolphe Sax.
The trio is comprised of Michael Hernandez playing the soprano saxophone, Jacob Swanson playing the baritone saxophone and pianist James Welch. All three members have done extensive touring throughout Europe and North America.
Hernandez currently serves on the faculty of San Jose State University and is a D'Addario Performing Artist. Swanson is a Vandoren Regional artist and the Gowanda Central School's high school band director. Welch serves on the faculty at SUNY Fredonia and was a second prize winner of the 2007 Bradshaw and Boumo International Piano Competition.
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