The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

June 19, 2013

CODA schedules number of concerts

FAYETTEVILLE — Upcoming summer evenings in Fayetteville will be sweetened by the strains of professional and student musical offerings in a series of free public concerts from Coda Mountain Academy.

Coda kicked off its sixth summer music camp Sunday for children of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, led by a faculty that include graduates from Peabody, Cleveland Institute of Music, Julliard and East Tennessee State University.

Based in Fayette County, the organization provides camps and private lessons to youth as a way to educate, develop character, and promote artistic excellence.

“Coda Mountain Academy is passionate about providing high-caliber musical opportunities through exciting multi-level summer music programs,” Coda director Esther Morey writes in a press release.

She calls the atmosphere at the 14-day camp “challenging but nurturing.”

Part of the work of faculty and students at this summer’s camp is to pull together seven concerts whose programs range from Brahms to an electronics jam.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

-- Student Masterclass, at 3:45 p.m. Thursday — Students will present prepared solo works and receive instruction and comments from faculty. Located at the Great Room in the main building of Gateway on the Gorge, 130 Laurel Creek Road, Fayetteville.

-- Coda Faculty Electronics Jam, at 8 p.m. Saturday — Coda faculty wire up in this exciting and innovative concert with a fusion of electronics, classical, and bluegrass. Features demonstrations and performances from a diverse faculty, including flute, bluegrass and string works.

-- Pedagogical Recital, at 8 p.m. June 25 — A rare opportunity to hear students’ repertoire performed in the concert setting by world-class performers in a professional setting. The concert will allow students to hear their own repertoire, from first-year pieces to advanced levels, performed by Coda faculty.

-- Chamber Music Masterclass, at 3:45 p.m. June 26 — Students will showcase current chamber music pieces and receive insight from faculty. Located in the Great Room in the main building of Gateway on the Gorge, 130 Laurel Creek Road, Fayetteville.

-- Faculty Classical Recital, at 8 p.m. June 28 — Featuring complete works of Mendelssohn and Brahms, plus a surprise arrangement.

-- Final Student Gala, at 3 p.m. June 29 — The final culminating performance of all chamber and orchestral repertoire, featuring all students in piano, classical, and bluegrass tracks.

Unless otherwise noted, all of the concerts take place at Fayetteville Christ Fellowship, located at the intersection of W.Va. 16 and Maple Avenue. From Beckley, turn right onto Appalachian Drive. At the bottom of the hill at the T-intersection, turn left onto W.Va. 16. In a few hundred yards, veer left onto Maple Avenue and the church is the first building on the right, marked with a stone sign.

For more information, visit codamountain.com or call 304-663-6688.

— E-mail: cmoore@register-herald.com

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