Library Concerts

Concerts at the Carmel Valley Library
3919 Townsgate Drive, San Diego, CA 92130
For further information call (858) 552-1668
or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at www.carmelvalleylibrary.org.

MUSIC AT THE CARMEL VALLEY LIBRARY

Concerts are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 7:45 p.m. The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information call (858) 552-1668.

Carlos Aguilar at the Carmel Valley Library on May 13, 2015

May's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library's community room. It will feature flutist Carlos Aguilar performing pieces by Greg Patillo, Franz Doppler, and Otar Taktakishvili. He will be accompanied by pianist Melissa Evans. The program will last 45 minutes.

Carlos Aguilar, a 19 year old flutist, has swept San Diego's classical music scene by winning first prize in all open competitions for young talent including the H. B. Goodlin Contest, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus's Young Artists Competition, and the Musical Merit Foundation Competition of San Diego, among others. In 2014, he received first prize of the State VOCE competition and was a finalist and recipient of the Deveaux Scholarship for the best performance of the newly commissioned work in the National Flute Association's High School Soloist Competition held in Chicago. He was principal flute of the Colburn Youth Orchestra during their 2013-2014 season, and member of the Colburn Honors Woodwind Quintet and Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra. He currently studies with Dr. Elena Yarritu in San Diego and plans on enrolling in a conservatory in the fall. For more information on upcoming concerts and news, please visit his website c-aguilar.net.

Melissa Evans is an active pianist in a variety of musical outlets. She currently is a soloist, duo artist, collaborative artist, and performs several different instruments with her band, SKYTERRA. She received her BM degree from Baylor University and her MM degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Cliburn winning pianist, Antonio Pompa-Baldi. She also received a Postgraduate Diploma from the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium in Belgium. Ms. Evans has performed recitals in Austria, Italy, Belgium, and Israel. She focuses on modern music and has frequently premiered new works on her recitals. Currently, her band is working on a record that features virtuoso piano while mixing styles of classical music with modern popular genres. More information about SKYTERRA can be found on www.skyterramusic.com.

The Library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information call (858) 552-1668.