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Karen Lord-Powell & Brian Powell: Let's Meet at the Horizon

By Brian Powell

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By Brian Powell and Karen Lord-Powell. By Matthew Evan Taylor, Thomas M. Sleeper, Wil Pertz, and Lucas Drew (1938-). Classical. Listening CD. Centaur #CRC3728. Published by Centaur (NX.CRC3728).

Item Number: NX.CRC3728

Let's meet at the Horizon features four contemporary works. All four prominently feature the double bass, for which there is a far too limited repertoire. This album is an important contribution to the recorded bass literature. Violinist Karen Lord-Powell enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and teacher. She teaches violin, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire at the Frost School of Music, and is a member of the leadership team for the Experiential Music Curriculum, Frost's innovative approach to musicianship training. Formerly Principal Second Violin of the Louisville Orchestra, Karen's orchestral experience includes work with the Indianapolis and Houston Symphonies, and with renowned conductors such as Stephane Deneve, Mariss Jansons, and Leonard Slatkin. She has appeared as Concertmaster of the Louisville Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Miami Bach Society, and has been a featured soloist with the Glenelg Chamber Orchestra, the Northwestern Chamber Orchestra, and in recital at the National Governor's Convention in Washington, D.C. Brian Powell is associate professor of Double Bass and String Music Education at the FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC. He is a former member of The New World Symphony, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. He has also performed with the Louisville Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Florida Philharmonic, and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he received recognition in several solo competitions, including his win at the Aspen Music Festival Double Bass Solo Competition.

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