Church presents chamber music concert

DeKALB – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, will hold its next chamber concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21. Gary Mattin will be the featured keyboard artist, performing Weber's Piano Trio in G minor for Piano, Flute and Cello. Mattin will be joined by Lynn Vogl on flute and Thomas Cappaert on cello; both principal section players with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

Mattin began playing piano at age 9, sousaphone at 12 and string bass at 14. He taught music in public schools for 39 years before his retirement nine years ago. He is the choir director at Federated Church, plays contrabass with the Kishwaukee Symphony, accompanies Sycamore High School choirs, plays with chamber music groups and teaches music at Kishwaukee College. He often plays piano for Stage Coach Theater productions.

Larry Krey, principal clarinet for the Kishwaukee orchestra, will perform the Adagio from Mozart's Clarinet Concerto with string players from the Kishwaukee Symphony. Violinist Victor Ryzhov will play the Chaconne for Solo Violin by JS Bach. This concert is a fellowship musical outreach effort on behalf of Westminster Church, and attendance is free with the option of a free-will offering.

For more information, call 815-756-2905.

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