TUCKAHOE, N.Y. -- Husband-and-wife duo Victor Keremedjiev, guitar, and Gemma Keremedjiev, vocalist, will present a diverse program of classical, folk, and popular music from a dozen countries titled “Music From Around the World,” Sunday, Feb. 7, at Asbury United Methodist Church.
The concert will be complete with interesting facts and anecdotes about the composers, the styles, and the history of many beloved tunes as well as new discoveries.
It will be held in the sanctuary at the church. There is ample parking.
Admission is free but reservations are strongly recommended at www.MusicAtAsbury.com or call (914)-779-3722 to reserve a general admission ticket.
A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, Victor Keremedjiev performs extensively throughout the metropolitan area as a soloist and chamber musician. His interpretation of 19th-century guitar music earned him top honors at the International Guitar Competition in Stresa, Italy.
He has been a member of the faculty of Montclair State University and currently teaches at County College of Morris; he also directs The Classical Guitar Studio of Denville, N.J.
Gemma Keremedjiev has studied voice extensively with some of the finest coaches on the east coast.
Her vocal flexibility has enabled her to perform a wide range of musical styles from classical to jazz, popular and ethnic repertoire.
She has appeared with the Oratorio Society of New Jersey and the St. Peter Claver Baroque Chorale.
The Keremedjievs and pianist Albert Stanziano have recently recorded a classical CD entitled Cantando In Liberta.
For more information, call (914)- 723-2694 or send an email here.
The concert will begin at 3 p.m. at the church, 167 Scarsdale Road, Tuckahoe.