Chamber Music
on Period Instruments

Kerri McGonigle

Artistic Director


Cellist Kerri McGonigle is the Artistic Director of the Academy Concert Series. A recipient of the Margarita Heron Pine String Prize and the Beryl Barns Graduate Scholarship, Kerri won Premier Prix with unanimous distinction in violoncello and chamber music from the Gennevilliers Conservatory while studying in Paris. While completing an Advanced Certificate in Baroque cello through the University of Toronto, she performed as a soloist with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.

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Composer - Dvorak

Nov 21, 2015

Dvorak discovers the New World

While in the New World, Antonin Dvo?�k developed a distinct �American style,� infused with African American spirituals and influences from American folk music traditions.


Jan 30, 2016

Soaring over a Ground Bass

In an innovative program curated by Lucas Harris, take a Grand Tour of Europe to sample the variety and diversity of one of Western music�s oldest dance forms.

Composer - Mozart

Mar 19, 2016

Mozart and Beethoven Transformed

Don’t miss Mozart�s Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra, and Beethoven�s groundbreaking Sonata for cello and piano, op. 5 no.1.

Education & Outreach

Our Education and Outreach program promotes equal access to music instruction and focuses on developing young musicians; the Academy Concert Series musicians work with a number of student groups such as Axis Music and the MNjcc Suzuki Program seeking to raise an awareness of period performance styles for listeners of all ages and backgrounds.
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