Wed, Jan 19 | Boston

Jason & Javier - Community Concert

Free community concert from classical musicians Jason Amos and Javier Caballero
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Jason & Javier - Community Concert

Time & Location

Jan 19, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Boston, 70a Sleeper St, Boston, MA 02210, USA

About The Event

Born in Puerto Rico, cellist Javier Caballero is a versatile performer, educator, and arts administrator based in Boston. Equally at home performing chamber music with Shelter Music Boston, contemporary works with Castle of Our Skins, musical theater shows at SpeakEasy Stage Company, and string quartets on white water rafting tours with Dvorak Expeditions, Mr. Caballero has also recorded several albums with Middle Eastern, New Age, Balkan and Indie Rock groups and has been featured on PBS and QVC. Performance tours have taken him to China, as well as Palestine and Israel as part of the Al Kamandjati Music School. Mr. Caballero maintains a private studio and spends his summers teaching at Point Counterpoint, Apple Hill, and Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute’s Junior Strings Intensive summer music festivals. BM University of South Florida; MM, GPD Boston Conservatorry.

Jason Amos began his viola studies at age eleven through the public schools in his hometown of Southfield, MI. He serves on faculty at Project STEP, an intensive training program for minority string players in Boston, as well as the New England Conservatory's Summer Orchestra Institute. He is the violist in the Boston Public Quartet and was a resident musician at musiConnects, a non-profit which provides free instruments & comprehensive music education to underserved children in Boston, for nine years. He received a Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory of Music after undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. Jason has won honors in several competitions including 4th place in the 2007 Sphinx Competition and 1st prize in the 2006 Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Bradlin Scholarship Competition. Amos has appeared as soloist with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and formerly played with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, among others. His extensive international engagements have included acclaimed chamber music performances, a residency at The Berlin University of the Arts (UdK), and mentoring for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. In 2010, he completed the fellowship program at Community MusicWorks where he appeared regularly as guest violist with the Providence String Quartet. Amos has had the honor of studying privately with Martha Strongin Katz, Yizhak Schotten, and Caroline Coade. He serves on the Advisory Committee for the Boston Arts Academy, Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts which offers formal arts training and college preparatory education.

All events are free and open to the public. Events are noted when donations are encouraged. Mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and social distancing are required in accordance with Massachusetts State Guidelines and Assemblage Gallery requirements.

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