Virtuosi Musicians

Virtuosi Concertmaster in Recital

Virtuosi Concertmaster Brunilda Myftaraj in recital On Saturday, April 9 in Manchester CT. Enjoy the chemistry of two talented musicians who will present works by American composers — Gershwin, Bernstein, Ives and others.

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James Forgey, principal clarinetist of the Virtuosi

A native of Jackson, Michigan, Jim Forgey has been an active performer and teacher in Connecticut since 1992. His musical training includes degrees from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, and studies with renowned woodwind teacher Kalmen Opperman in New York City.┬áIn addition to his work with the […]

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Douglas Lemke, principal double-bass

Douglas J. Lemke currently serves as Principal Double Bass of The Virtuosi, and Associate Principal Double Bass of Konzert Opera Florence. He holds the current post as Professor of Double Bass at the Connecticut Virtuosi Music Academy. With three degrees in performance, two from The Hartt School and one from […]

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