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This groupmuse happened on Wednesday, April 5, at 7:00 PM PDT.

This is a Groupmuse

A live concert in a living room, backyard, or another intimate space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

Springtime muse

Springtime muse

Old North Davis, Davis

Wed, April 5, 2017 7:00 PM, PDT

46 of 50 spots still available
No COVID-19 restrictions
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
No bathroom at this event

Join us to welcome Joseph Irrrera to the groupmuse community!
We are delighted to host him and a special cellist guest for his very first groupmuse concert.
As always, bring drinks to share and $$ for the talented musicians.

What's the music?

Christopher Thibdeau Cello

J.S. Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite No. 4 (solo cello)
Camille Saint-Saëns: Allegro Appassionato
Gabriel Faure: Elegy
César Franck: Sonata in A Major
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonatas K. 9 and K. 466 (solo piano)
Robert Schumann: Novellette in F Major, Op. 21 (solo piano)

Joseph Irrera, piano
Christopher Thibdeau, cello

Musician Bios:

has concertized throughout the United States and abroad as soloist and also with his brother John as the Irrera Brothers Piano & Violin Duo. Recent notable concerts have brought Joseph to Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and internationally throughout Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria, and Latin America. Joseph earned his Bachelors and Doctorate degrees from the Eastman School of Music and his Masters from the Peabody Conservatory. His students have won prizes in numerous national and international piano competitions and have gone on to study at music conservatories across the United States. Joseph is a Steinway Artist. 

has a diverse background as both a cellist and a conductor. Recently appointed the Interim Assistant Professor of Strings Education at Kennesaw State University he is also the Music Director of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta. Besides his duties with the KSU and MYSO, Christopher is also Assistant Conductor of the Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra and has served as the Interim Music Director of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Mr. Thibdeau's performing and teaching has led him across the US and most recently to Afghanistan, where he taught at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. Christopher earned his Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from the Eastman School of Music where he studied cello with Alan Harris and orchestral conducting with Neil Varon, and his Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Carl Topilow.


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Joseph I., almost 7 years ago

Looking forward to it Natalie!!

Joseph I., over 6 years ago

Gave my first Groupmuse performance on April 5, 2017 in Davis, CA. Natalie was a fantastic host and the audience was amazing! The entire night was a blast and I look forward to doing many more!

Joseph Irrera, pianist
Steinway Artist
[email protected]
(585) 719-5811

Natalie P., over 6 years ago

Thank you all for joining us last night! What an incredible musical journey! Joe and Chris - you are welcome back any time!

Victoria J., over 6 years ago

I clearly missed a great evening! I HOPE to have another opportunity in the near future....


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