The Joliet Junior College Fine Arts Department will host the first Musica Viva concert of the season, featuring JJC Fine Arts Professor Anna Cho Walker and Fine Arts Department Chair Dr. Daniela Broderick on Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet. The concert is free to the public.
For the upcoming concert, Broderick will be on piano and Walker will be on cello. The two will perform works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Stravinsky.
For more information about the JJC Musica Viva series, visit http://www.jjc.edu/academics/divisions/arts-sciences/fine-arts/theatre/Documents/FineArtsEventsCalendar20142015%20final.pdf or call 815-280-2223.
About Anna Cho Walker
Walker holds a master’s degree of music in cello performance from the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut, and a bachelor’s degree in music from DePaul University’s School of Music in Chicago. She has worked with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago String Quartet, the Miami String Quartet, and the Pacifica String Quartet. Her orchestral experience includes performances with orchestras in Chicago, Boston and Connecticut. Walker joined the JJC Fine Arts faculty in 2014 and also keeps her private lesson studio at Lincoln-Way Central in New Lenox.
About Daniela Broderick
Broderick has performed throughout Brazil and the United States, including solo performances with the Rio de Janeiro Federal University Orchestra and MYSO, at the Cathedral Concert Series in Joliet, Saturdays with Brahms Series in Colorado, and Music at Moser at the University of St. Francis. She has recorded two CDs of Brazilian chamber music, performed with several chamber ensembles, and at the XV World Saxophone Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. Broderick received a doctorate of musical arts in piano performance by the University of Illinois under the supervision of William Heiles and renowned Beethoven scholar William Kinderman. She is now the Fine Arts Department Chair and an associate professor of music at JJC.