Join Baltimore School of Music for their Bach in the Brewery concert featuring classical music and beer! Join us on May 12th with director of Baltimore School of Music James Lowe on classical guitar and faculty member Terry Shirley-Quirk on cello.
This concert will feature world-premier of Composer Alexa Rinn's composition for guitar and cello.
VIP Ticket Option
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VIP Ticket Includes:
Tour of facilities by Monument City Brewery
Special VIP only pre-concert talk with composer Alexa Rinn
Erik Satie - 3 Gymnopédies (arr. James Lowe)
Niccolò Paganini - Duets (MS 110)
Beer Break (Intermission)
Friedrich Burgmüller - 3 Nocturnes
Alexa Rinn - Duo for Guitar and Cello
About the Artists
James Lowe is a virtuoso classical guitarist and the owner and Director of Baltimore School of Music. Lowe was previously an adjunct teacher at Community College of Baltimore County and Guitar Assistant at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University to Manuel Barrueco and Julian Gray.
Cellist Teresa Perez Shirley-Quirk has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including a U.S. Fulbright lectureship to restructure the string department of the National Conservatory of Guatemala. She has been a recording artist for Golden Strings of Hong Kong and First Impression Music in the U.S. (under the name Teresa Perez). Her recording Crossover Cello was named “Best New Recording” by Stereophile Magazine. She has been on the “Twigs” faculty of the Baltimore School for the Arts, The Firelands Symphony School of the Arts (OH) and Heidelberg College in Tiffin (OH), and she has been the principal cellist of several orchestras, including the Wheeling Symphony (WV), the Conductor’s Institute Orchestra in residence at Bard (NY) and Hartt School (CT), and the Filharmonica de Bogota in Colombia, S.A.
Originally from Winchester, Massachusetts, Alexa Rinn began piano lessons at age 6 and enjoys writing music for piano most of all. Her music has been performed in places such as the Norfolk Festival (Connecticut), the HighScore festival (Italy), Boston, Baltimore, Canada, and Uzbekistan. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in composition at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she studies with Michael Hersch.
Monument City Brewing has its own parking lot located behind the building.