JJC’s Final Musica Viva Concert of the Season Set for April 27

The Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department is honored to announce the last concert of Musica Viva’s 20th season, featuring JJC faculty members Richard Moore on clarinet, and Daniela Broderick on piano, on Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Admission is free.

Moore and Broderick will perform works by Brahms, Saint-Saens, and the world premiere of Ian Torres’ Sonata for clarinet and piano during the concert.

The 2013-2014 Musica Viva season is dedicated to the memory of Musica Viva’s creator, Dr. Thomas Liley, a long time JJC professor who passed away unexpectedly in 2013. Musica Viva is sponsored by a JJC Foundation Awards for Excellence grant. For more information about Musica Viva, visit http://www.jjc.edu/academics/divisions/arts-sciences/fine-arts/music/Pages/musica-viva.aspx.

About Richard Moore
Since age 17, Moore has maintained an active performance schedule as a multi-woodwind player. He has shared the stage and recorded with many of Chicago’s premiere jazz musicians. Moore has been on stage at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, the Green Mill, the Jazz Showcase, Andy’s Jazz Club, Wentz Hall at North Central College, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, the Star Plaza Theater, the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, the Beverley Arts Center, the Village of Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, the Rialto Theater, and the Skokie Theater.  In 2005, Rich had the unique opportunity to perform on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.  While his main focus is jazz, he has regular opportunities to make music in a variety of other genres.

About Daniela Broderick
Pianist Daniela Broderick has performed throughout Brazil and the United States. She has had solo performances with the Rio de Janeiro Federal University Orchestra, the JJC Brass Ensemble, and the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra; and recitals at the Cathedral Concert Series in Joliet, Saturdays with Brahms Series in Colorado, Music at Moser at the University of St. Francis, and the Musica Viva Series at JJC. As a collaborative pianist, she has recorded two CDs of Brazilian chamber music and performed at the XV World Saxophone Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. Broderick has been awarded a degree of D.M.A in piano performance by the University of Illinois, and also holds degrees in piano performance from the University of Colorado in Boulder and Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Brazil.

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