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Heritage Duo Ensemble in Concert


$20 General Admission, $15 Basic Members, Free for Gold and Patron Members.

Tickets available Friday, September 1, through 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 2. Visit the Museum or call 267.502.2990. Tickets will also be sold at the door, beginning at 2:30 pm on Sunday, November 5, subject to availability.

Reserved seats for Patron Members only: call 267.502.2990 to reserve seats between September 1 and 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 2.

The Heritage Duo Ensemble is a concertizing team of “East meets West” featuring spirited artists from South Korea and the United States. Pianist Sin Ae Lee and bass trombonist Darrin C. Milling present a program of masterworks by Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Mahler and more with a fresh new sound and look that are captivating audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The original Duo formed in 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil, and, in 2017, performed its debut concert at the International Winter Festival of Campos Do Jordão, founded by the late Brazilian conductor Eleazar de Carvalho (1912 - 1996). Co-owner and artist Sin Ae assumed her role with Heritage on July 17, 2017 and the Duo immediately continued its activities on stage, as well presented a chamber music workshop, at the São Paulo State School of Music. The Heritage Duo is one of few fixed piano and bass trombone combinations in the world and seeks to break barriers in the chamber forum by exhibiting the important musical dialogue that exists between their instruments and people from various regions.

The program at Glencairn Museum will include works by Müller, Schumann, Rachmaninoff and others.

About the Artists
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Sin Ae Lee began musical studies as a 5-year old and won the Jo Shun Piano Competition at age seven. Sin Ae moved to Brazil as an adolescent and studied under the tutelage of Margarida Fukuda before entering the University of Santa Marcelina with a scholarship from the Korean Jo-Su Newspaper. At the University, she studied with current mentor, Maria José Carrasqueira, and was a special coach and guest harpsichordist for the opera production of “La Serva Padrona” by G.B. Pergolesi with Santa Marcelina’s Department of Opera which performed in São Paulo and the inaugural Music Festival of the city of Fortaleza. In 2000, Ms. Lee won prizes at the 18th National Piano Competition in the City of Araçatuba and the 3rd National Competition in the City of São Caetano do Sul. As an active soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Lee was featured soloist with L’Estro Armonico Chamber Orchestra and has appeared on music series at the São Paulo Museum of Art, the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture (São Paulo) and the Theatre of São Pedro (Porto Alegre). In addition, she has performed recitals in the cities of João Pessoa, Natal, Pelotas, Santa Maria and Santa Cruz do Sul. Sin’s vast performance experiences throughout Brazil, include engagements with the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra’s Children and Youth Choirs, as well chamber collaborations with various instrumentalists from the region’s most renowned professional orchestras.

Darrin C. Milling was born in Baltimore, Maryland (USA) and is a graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music. He is bass trombone principal of São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, an artist-clinician of the Edwards Instrument Company, co-founder of Low Brass Project chamber ensemble, founding member of São Paulo Brass Quintet and an associate artist of The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass. Darrin held the bass trombone position with the former Pennsylvania Opera Theater Orchestra, was a fellow of New World Symphony and, during his high school years, the youngest appointed member to the former Chesapeake Brass Quintet and Louis Hamlin Baltimore Big Band. Mr. Milling’s performed with The Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and Baltimore Symphony. He has appeared as soloist in front of DePaul Chamber Orchestra, Chester Community Concert Band, São Paulo State Youth Symphonic Band, Luzerne Music Center's Symphonic Band and in chamber series throughout the world.

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