Jill Maurer-Davis, principal flute

JILL MAURER-DAVIS holds B.M. and M.M. degrees in Flute from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and a diploma from the Orff Institute-Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Her principal teachers have included Louis Moyse, Thomas Nyfenger, James Galway, James Pappoutsakis, and Lois Schaefer. She retired from The United States Coast […]

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Johanna Lamb, principal oboe

Johanna Lamb received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree Cum Laude from UCLA and her Masters of Music in Oboe Performance from The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. She performs as the principal oboist of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. In addition she has performed around the state with […]

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Julie Asuma Levene, second clarinet

Julie Asuma Levene, clarinet, began her musical studies in her hometown of Duluth, MN. She then attended Lawrence University and went on to earn a Masters Degree in clarinet from the Yale School of Music. Her teachers have included David Shifrin, Charles Neidich and Fan Lei. She is a member […]

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Topher Logan, principal trombone

Topher Logan (trombone), B.M., University of Connecticut; M.M., Baylor University, Texas, serves as the Director for the Community School of the Arts. A former member of the Waco Symphony, Mr. Logan is principal trombone of the Thayer Symphony and the Connecticut Virtuosi. He is also a member of the New […]

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Magnum Opus: Christmas Concert Sunday Dec. 18 2011 4pm

~ NEW BRITAIN SYMPHONY – THE CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI ORCHESTRA ~ ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT In collaboration with the Polish Studies at CCSU – Welte Hall, CCSU, New Britain – 3:30 PM – Presentation by students of the Virtuosi Music Academy 4:00 PM – Concert Program: Dukas: L’Apprenti Sorcier Rachmaninoff: Paganini Rhapsody […]

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New Year’s Eve Concert Dec. 31

~ CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA ~ MICHAEL IMBIMBO PERFORMS SONGS of FRANK SINATRA ~Music by STRAUSS, GRIEG, MCLEAN~ New Year’s Eve Dinner by Violon Rouge Mediterranean Bistro, Champagne!

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Magnum Opus: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 4PM “MASTERPIECES OF THE HEART”

NEW BRITAIN SYMPHONY – THE CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI – Welte Hall, CCSU, New Britain – Program: Bizet – Suite fro the opera “Carmen” Mahler – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (‘Songs of a Wayfarer’) Soloist: Jurate Svedaite Waller, soprano Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto, Mov. 1 Soloist: Kenta Nomura, violin Brahms symphony no. […]

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Kuljit Rehncy, principal timpani, percussion

Kuljit Rehncy was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began his music career in 1986 upon winning The Percussive Arts Society’s Solo Timpani Competition. He went on to receive Bachelors Degrees in both Percussion Performance and Recording Arts and Sciences from The Peabody Institute of Music. After a stint at Nickelodeon […]

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Conductor’s Musings – March 28, 2011

Dear Friends; I do believe that, as we are approaching the collaboration between the Virtuosi and the Britain Symphony, we will succeed in creating a new, exciting, and inspiring musical environment in our community. I intend to work very hard to create an institution which will succeed financially artistically in the present, relatively difficult economical situation. I do […]

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