FEB.  13

All About Bears

Get ready to clap, bounce and dance to this ONLINE Cuddle Concert "All About Bears."  We'll celebrate baby bears and grizzly bears with growls, snuggles and songs.  Enjoy the beautiful sounds of a piano trio featuring: VIOLIN, CELLO, PIANO, and of course host Ms. Susan, SOPRANO. 

Included with this shortened online concert, UCR Arts will guide us through an interactive arts activity to get us in the mood for some bear-y musical delights!

Through generous partnership with UCR Arts and the City of Riverside we are delighted to share this special Valentine's Cuddle Concert free of charge! 

Just be sure to RSVP in advance via this link!

Meet the Cuddle Concert Musicians!

Annemarie Guzy, Artistic Director

Ms. Annemarie Guzy is a renowned artistic collaborator specializing in designing and producing exceptional live concerts and elevating educational experiences. Collaborations include numerous productions and education programs for and with organizations such as the Fred Rogers Company, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, National Park Service, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, The Dominican Dream Project, the Seattle Symphony and the Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program. With a Masters in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory, and a dual degree Bachelors of Arts in English Literature and Cultures and Music from Brown University, Ms. Guzy is recognized for her creativity, vibrancy, and innovative approach to live performance and educational programs nationally and internationally.  Ms. Guzy is also the Visual and Performing Arts Specialist for the Riverside Unified School District.

Susan Mohini Kane, soprano

American soprano, teacher, and author, Susan Mohini Kane, has enjoyed a versatile career as an established classical and crossover vocal artist as well as an author and tenured professor of voice and opera at Cal State LA.  Kane’s "crystal-clear voice and impeccable technique" (LA Culture Spot Magazine) has kept her teaching and performing professionally for over two decades. 

Andrea Pickard Boeckard, volin

bio coming soon!

Aristides Rivas, cello

bio coming soon!

Alastair Edmonstone, piano

Dr. Alastair Edmonstone has performed as soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist throughout North America, Europe, and Africa, in venues such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Boston's Jordan Hall, and the Seattle Art Museum.  A native of Perth, Scotland, Alastair holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Washington, a Master of Music and Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and his undergraduate degree in Piano from Birmingham Conservatoire in England.  Currently, Dr. Edmonstone is the Collaborative Pianist and Music Director of Opera Theater at California State University San Bernardino.

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