By Ashley Lucas, The Heritage at Lowman

Join us, Sunday October 9, 2016 for an afternoon of music. Performing will be Alan Weinberg on the piano and Ashley Horvat on violin.

Alan Weinberg, Professor of Music at Columbia College, Columbia, South Carolina, is a native of Philadelphia where he earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Temple University. In 1984 he received his Doctor of Music degree in performance from Indiana University, graduating with distinction. In addition to his activities as a performer, Dr. Weinberg is also a composer. His works include Celebration Fanfare for wind ensemble, and compositions for dance. His Salsa Suite for flute and piano has been performed in international festivals in Peru, New Zealand, and Germany and is published by ALRY Publications. It has been recorded by German flutist Christiane Meininger and her group Baroque and Blue for their CD entitled Silver Poetry and is available on iTunes. In July, 2010, Dr. Weinberg was the recipient of a grant from the American Embassy in Berlin to attend the world premier in Dresden of his new composition, Americana Suite, for Meininger and her ensemble, which will be released on CD in 2014.

A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Ashley Horvat began studying violin at age three. Mrs. Horvat holds a Masters degree in Violin Performance from the University of Akron, a Bachelors degree in violin performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and a high school diploma with a focus on violin performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts. Mrs. Horvat is the adjunct violin and viola teacher at Columbia College and the Palmetto Center for the Arts. She also maintains a very exclusive private studio at her home. She is a very active solo and chamber musician and gives frequent recitals, masterclasses, and guest appearances throughout the year. When she is not busy with her music, she loves photography, gardening, animals, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Damir and two children Daphne and Donovan.

All Sunday at Lowman Concerts are held at 3:00 pm on Sunday afternoons in the New Life Chapel located in the Wellness Center on the Heritage at Lowman campus and will be followed by a reception in the adjacent Hoefler Gallery. The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information about our concert series please call 803-451-7414.

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