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Spring Salon & Social

Saturday, May 11, 2024 | 3:00 PM

Hosted in the historic West End home of Julie Nelson Forsyth & Matthew Forsyth

Please join us for an exclusive preview and celebration of the Portland Chamber Music Festival’s 2024 summer season! Enjoy informal performances and conversation with extraordinary musicians, drinks and light refreshments, and the company of fellow chamber music enthusiasts in a delightfully intimate setting.

Tickets: $250

All proceeds benefit PCMF’s artistic, education, and outreach programs. $160 of each ticket is tax deductible.

Meet The Artists

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Melissa Reardon
viola

PCMF Artistic Director Melissa Reardon is the violist of the Borromeo String Quartet and a founding member of the East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO). She serves  on the faculty of New England Conservatory and is Artist in Residence at Bard College and Conservatory.

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Jennifer Elowitch
violin

Violinist Jennifer Elowitch is PCMF’s Founder and Artistic Director Emerita, and Director of Music at Walnut Hill School for the Arts where she is a two-time recipient of the E.E. Ford Faculty Award for Exceptional Merit. She is the Assistant Principal Second Violinist of the Boston Pops and performs often with the Boston Symphony.

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Andres Sanchez
cello

Honduran-Venezuelan cellist Andres Sanchez graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music and is continuing his studies at the New England Conservatory. Andres made his PCMF debut in 2023, performing with Melissa Reardon in “Heifetz On Tour” showcasing alumni of the Heifetz International Music Institute.

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