Wine: Protea Chenin Blanc
Passed Course: Tomato and Mozzarella
Wine: Protea Chardonnay
Salad: Strawberry and Balsamic Salad
Music: J.S. Bach -- Courante from Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major
Wine: Krone Sparkling Brut
Second: Chicken and Waffles
Music: Gabriel Fauré -- Après un Rêve, Op. 7, No. 1
Wine: Rupert Optima Red Wine
Entrée: Steak and Shrimp, Mac & Cheese, Peas & Carrots
Music: Robert Schumann -- Rasch und mit Feuer from Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Dessert Spirit: Ballotin Chocolate White Russian Cocktail
Dessert: Cookies and Cream
Music: Fritz Kreisler --Liebesleid from Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen
Making her professional debut at age 10 with the Kammergild Symphony, Kristy has soloed with many orchestras including the Town and Country Symphony, St. Charles Symphony, Webster University Symphony, and the St. Louis Symphony. She has been invited to present solo recitals at the Sheldon Concert Hall, Christ Church Cathedral, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, and Missouri State University. Kristy was a principal performer at the St. Louis Municipal Opera, a guest artist at the opening ceremony of the International Piano Pedagogy Teacher's Conference, and was featured on NPR's "From the Top." Currently based in Northwest Arkansas, Kristy serves as orchestral pianist in the Artosphere Festival Orchestra, is faculty at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, maintains a private studio at Arkansas Music Conservatory, and is part of the Music Ministry team at First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville. Specializing in brass accompaniment, she has performed with artists such as Allen Vizzutti, Wiff Rudd, Demondrae Thurman, Rex Richardson, and Patrick Sheridan. She can be heard on the albums "Notes from the Underground," "Pa la Calle," and "Undreamed Shores," "Mirrors," and "Impressions of France."
Born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Pecos Singer was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, a finalist in the Coeur d'Alene National Young Artist Competition, and previous recipient of the Carlsen Cello Foundation. He completed his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Maryland, and was a recent fellow at Bard College, performing as Principal Cello with The Orchestra Now at venues such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Carnegie Hall. Pecos is currently Principal Cello of the Arkansas Philharmonic and teaches cello and chamber music at the University of Arkansas.
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