Concert with classical violin | Local News

VALDOSTA — The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts presents classical violinist Nathan Meltzer, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 8.

The concert takes place at the art galleries of the Turner Center, 527 N. Patterson St., center officials said.

Meltzer is the 2020 Salon de Virtuosi Career Scholarship recipient and the youngest winner of the Windsor Festival International String Competition. He has been a soloist with the Orchester national d’Île-de-France, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia and the orchestras of Aalborg, Berlin, Concepción, Evansville, Indianapolis, Medellín and Pittsburgh, among others, performing in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom and all over the United States

Meltzer’s 2020-21 season includes the release of its first CD with Rohan De Silva, appearances with the Adelphi and Charlotte Symphony Orchestras and the launch of Opus Illuminate, an online concert series dedicated to works by composers from communities under-represented.

Meltzer studies with Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin at Juilliard. He was the first recipient of the 1734 Antonio Stradivari “Ames, Totenberg” Violin from Rare Violins In Consortium, Artists and Benefactors Collaborative.

“Through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, matching support from Dan and Carolyn Eager Coleman, and our partnership with the City of Valdosta School System, the Turner Center is proud to be home to more than 600 fifth-grade students. year of the city of Valdosta in our art galleries to experience classical music and professional fine art during the 2021-2022 school year,” said Sementha Mathews, executive director of the arts center . “We invite our adult audience to enjoy the longer and more elegant performance offered in the evening. This is absolutely a cultural event you won’t want to miss.”

Tickets for the evening show are $25 each and can be purchased by visiting The Center or, or by calling (229) 247-2787. Customers requiring special assistance may contact the Center to make arrangements.