Lighthouse Chamber Players To Perform at Amherst College Feb. 18

February 3, 2003
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—The Lighthouse Chamber Players, an acclaimed ensemble of chamber musicians based in New York, will present a special preview performance of Amherst College faculty composer Eric Sawyer?s String Quartet #3 on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert also will include a short introduction of the work by the composer and performers.

The Lighthouse Chamber players are Elizabeth Change and Alexander Yudkovsky, violins; Nardo Poy, viola; and Maureen McDermott, cello. Their performance of "String Quartet #3" at Amherst takes place in advance of the work?s world premiere performance at the Kosciusko Foundation in New York City on February 24 at 8 p.m.

The H. Axel Schupf Fund for Intellectual Life at Amherst College is the sponsor of the premiere performances. Admission to the concert is free. Further information is available at 413/256-8037. The Amherst College Concert Office has a Website at




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