The Jamestown Concert Association welcomes New York Youth Symphony’s principal flutist, Aimee Toner, and Manhattan School of Music’s undergrad pianist, Seth Schultheis in its next concert on Friday, April 12th at 8pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Jamestown.
Aimee Toner is a junior at Barnard College pursuing a double major in Ethnomusicology and Economics. She has led in orchestral settings by playing principal, piccolo, and assistant parts for the New York Symphony, the Columbia University Orchestra, the American Youth Orchestra, and the Columbia Pops Orchestra. Ms. Toner has performed alongside numerous ensembles and as a soloist in several esteemed venues, including: Symphony Space, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.
Seth Schultheis is a freshman pianist studying under the tutelage of Phillip Kawin at the Manhattan School of Music. Prior to his undergraduate studies, Mr. Schultheis attended the MSM Precollege program for four years. In 2017, he won the MSM Precollege Concert Competition, subsequently performing the fourth movement of Prokofiev’s Second Concerto with the MSM Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Schultheis has won several other national and international competitions, and has had the opportunity to perform in venues including Weill Recital Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York, and the State Department and the Germany Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The evening’s performance will be comprised of Griffes, Fauré, Chopin, among other well-loved classical compositions. It will be a truly sensational performance by a young flutist commanding the attention of NYC concert-goers.
Discounted pre-sale tickets for this event are available at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts box office (716-484-7070), Chautauqua Music, and Germaine & Pappalardo. Tickets will also be available at the door: $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65+, $7.50 for college students, and students 18 and under have free admission.
The Jamestown Concert Association is dedicated to great classical music and ensuring that it continues to flourish in Jamestown, NY. For more information on upcoming concerts and to find out how to support the Jamestown Concert Association, visit www.jamestownconcertassociation.org.
Corporate sponsors for this concert are Bodell Overcash Anderson and Jamestown Rental Properties. JCA receives funding from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation, and the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County. This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Tri-County Arts Council.