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Duo Amabile, Featuring Prof. Katya Kramer-Lapin, Performs Wednesday

Duo Amabile, Featuring Prof. Katya Kramer-Lapin, Performs Wednesday

June 13, 2011

99402June 13, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Katya Kramer-Lapin, part-time assistant professor of music and staff accompanist at DePauw University, will perform with her husband, violinist Matvey Lapin, Wednesday as part of the 2011 Greencastle Summer Music Festival.  The couple, known as Duo Amabile, will appear at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church.  The 7:30 p.m. program is presented free of charge.

"Since its 2003 debut, Duo Amabile has presented violin and piano recitals throughout the United States," notes Greencastle's Banner-Graphic. "Married since 2004, Matvey and Katya Lapin bring to their collaborations virtuosity, enthusiasm and striking passion. Their repertoire ranges from 18th- to 21st-century music, and includes works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Stravinsky and Bartok, among many others."

Professor Kramer-Lapin earned bachelor's degrees at Oberlin 98186College Conservatory and Hochschule fur Musik in Cologne, Germany, and received her master's degree and performer's diploma at the Indiana University School of Music. 

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