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Twenty-ninth Season Performers

Ayke Agus

Mark Carlson

Judith Farmer

Joshua Garcia
clarinet, bass clarinet

Gary Gray

Dawn Hamilton

Connie Kupka
violin, viola

Nicolina Logan

Edith Orloff

David Speltz


Roger Wilkie, violin

Roger Wilkie's violin playing has been described as "having surpassing virtuosity, a thrilling legato tone, and a sense of full emotional engagement" by the LA Times. Concertmaster of the Long Beach Symphony, Mr. Wilkie has also served in that capacity with LACO, the Los Angeles Music Center Opera Orchestra, and the Real Filharmonia de Galicia (Spain) under Helmuth Rilling. Mr. Wilkie has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras including the Long Beach Symphony, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, LACO, and the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra. He has given solo recitals for the San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, LACMA/KUSC-FM broadcasts, Swiss National Radio, and is frequently heard on NPR's Performance Today.

An extremely active chamber musician, Mr. Wilkie has participated in the Santa Fe, La Jolla, and Mainly Mozart festivals. He has also served as the Principal Violinist of the Camerata Pacifica of Santa Barbara. As a founding member of the Angeles String Quartet (1987-1993) he toured throughout North America, performed in New York's 92nd Street Y, and recorded an interactive CD/video disc for the Voyager Company.

Concerts featuring Roger Wilkie:
2013 High Tide
2013 Vibrations
2012 Cross-pollination
2012 Scattering
2012 Grafts & Hybrids
2011 25/100
2011 25/101
2010 Batik
2009 Music among friends
2007 We all breath the same air
2006 Spanning worlds
2006 chambermusic@ucla presents Encounters with Pacific Serenades
2005 "Sweep softly thy strings..." -Walter de la Mare
2003 A glistening fountain of sounds
2002 weavers of delight
2001 An Intoxicating Bouquet
2001 A Cascade of Gemstones
1998 A Sensory Celebration
1997 Sublime & Soulful
1995 Carnegie Hall Recital
1995 Baroque visions and contemporary reflections
1994 Untitled
1993 Untitled
1990 Untitled
1989 The Angeles String Quartet

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