House Concert September 22, 2018
Edward MacDowell "To a Wild Rose" Opus 51 No. 1 (1896)
Gabriel Fauré Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 1, Op. 109 (1917)
Alberto Ginastera Pampeana No. 2 (1952)
Dmitri Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano in d minor, Op. 40 (1934)
Arvo Pärt Spiegel im Spiegel (1978)
Dedicated performers and teachers, cellist Sonja Myklebust and pianist Abbie Gabrielson imbue every performance with passion, energy, and context. Committed to sharing music with new audiences, Duo West creates interactive concert experiences that inspire and educate. The duo formed their musical partnership as students at Lewis and Clark College in 2006. Based in Portland, OR, Sonja is on the teaching faculty at George Fox University. She holds Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Washington. Abbie maintains an active teaching studio and freelance career in Sonoma County, CA. She holds a Masters degree from the University of Maryland.