Pianist, Soprano to Appear at Cherry Hill

The Cherry Hill Concert Series will hold its annual Outstanding Young Artist concert on SATURDAY, June 8th. Dr. Daniel Steinert will accompany mezzo-soprano Joanna Burke for the 3:00 PM event. Ms. Burke will sing works by Mahler, Ravel, and Rossini.

            Joanna Burke is a resident of Durham, where she studies under Dr. Brian Gill. She holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She has performed in numerous opera and operetta roles in the United States, Canada, and Italy.

            Dr. Daniel Steinert is Director of Music Ministries at Christ United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill.  A longtime supporter of Cherry Hill and a frequent guest artist, Dr. Steinert was the founder and director of the Northeast Piedmont Chorale. He has spent many years conducting orchestras and choirs at the collegiate level.

            The Outstanding Young Artist series was begun by the board of directors of Cherry Hill as a means of introducing promising young talent and affording them an opportunity to perform in a unique setting as they begin their careers in classical music.

            Admissions will be taken at the door, with adults at $10, students at $5, and children admitted at no charge. A reception will be held following the performance, and the entire 1858 plantation house will be open for touring. For more information about Cherry Hill as well as driving instructions, please visit www.cherryhillconcerts.com or telephone 252-257-5259.

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