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TCHAIKOVSKYAndante Cantabile in D Major, from String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11

SCHOENBERG Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte for Narrator, String Quartet and Piano, Op. 41

     Toby Appel, Narrator
     Melvin Chen, Piano
     Ida Kavafian, Violin
     Cathy Meng Robinson, Violin
     Steven Tenenbom, Viola
     Peter Wiley, Cello

MAHLER Adagietto for Harp and Strings, from Symphony No. 5

TCHAIKOVSKY String Serenade in C Major, Op. 48
  Pezzo in forma di Sonatina
  Finale: Tema Russo

     Theodore Arm, Violin
     Melvin Chen, Violin
     Ida Kavafian, Violin
     Benny Kim, Violin
     Cathy Meng Robinson, Violin
     Toby Appel, Viola
     Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Viola
     Scott Lee, Viola
     Steven Tenenbom, Viola
     Keith Robinson, Cello
     Peter Wiley, Cello
     Peter Lloyd, Double Bass
     Karen Lindquist, Harp

     Carlisle String Quartet
       Abigail Fayette, Violin
       Laura Park, Violin
       Sung Jin Lee, Viola
       Andres Sanchez, Cello

     Teulada String Quartet
       Brandon Garbot, Violin
       Stephen Tavani, Violin
       En-Chi Cheng, Viola
       Zachary Mowitz, Cello

Last Updated on Monday, 16 January 2017 03:47

2017 News


MFAF hires new 
Executive Director

<Mary Kay Robinson, MFAF Executive Director
ANGEL FIRE, NM – The Board of Directors of Music from Angel Fire (MFAF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Mary Kay Robinson to fill the position of Executive Director who was selected through a national search. 

She plans to reside in the Angel Fire area full time which fits with the recent move of the Festival office from Santa Fe to Angel Fire.

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2017 Composer-in-Residence Kenji Bunch

Kenji Bunch

Kenji Bunch has emerged as one of the most prominent, prolific, and versatile American composers of his generation. His music has been performed by over forty orchestras, in premiere venues on six continents. 

Widely recognized for performing his own groundbreaking works for viola, Mr. Bunch is a versatile musician with a deep interest in vernacular American traditions and improvisation. He also plays bluegrass fiddle, sings, and is a frequent guest performer with many prominent rock, jazz, folk, and experimental artists.

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2017 MFAF Art Competition

"Summer's Grand Finale" by Loretta LaMothe

ANGEL FIRE, NM – Music from Angel Fire is thrilled to announce Loretta LaMothe’s “Summer’s Grand Finale’ “as the winner of the 3rd annual program cover competition. This year’s competition was open to full or part time residents of Colfax County. Jurors for the competition were Angie Coleman, Elizabeth Jose and Greg Moon, all prominent Taos artists.

The art work will be featured on the Summer Festival program book and will be on display with other pieces, all available for purchase throughout the festival at the Angel Fire Community Center.

The luscious Angel Fire Ski Mountain and colorful meadows below at the end of a particularly rainy summer was the inspiration for this art. “The unsurpassed beauty of Angel Fire and the entire Moreno Valley offer unlimited subject matter for any artist willing to observe and interpret!” Loretta LaMothe.



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