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First on First Features during First Friday Dupont at The Heurich House Museum


Mar 4, 2016

SOURCE: The Heurich House Museum

Join us tonight for #firstfriday! 1st flr open 6-8 w/ piano concert 6:30-7:30– FREE!

WHEN: Friday, March 4, 2016 from 6 PM to 8 PM

WHERE: Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Find Tickets: www.heurichhouse.org

March 4: First on First Features

The Heurich House Museum will open its first floor during First Friday Dupont on Friday, March 4 from 6-8 pm. Guests are welcome to the explore the first floor of the house. This year, the museum will feature local artisans and musicians from our local creative community during First on First. This event is free and open to the public.

This month, the museum features Friday Morning Music Club for an intimate classical piano concert. The performance will last from 6:30-7:30 pm. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear the Heurich family’s original 1901 Steinway Series C!

Scheduled program:

French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major, BWV 815

I. Allemande

II. Courante

III. Sarabande

IV. Menuet

V. Air

VI. Gigue

English Suite No. 5 in E minor, BWV 810

I. Prélude

II. Allemande

III. Courante

IV. Sarabande

V. Passepied I en Rondeau, Passepied II

VI. Gigue

Toccata in C minor, BWV 911

Music by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), performed by Richard Foo

Richard Foo is a pianist active in Northern Virginia and also tutors academics. He began his early studies in Toledo, Ohio with Karen Tank and earned numerous honors, including winner of the Toledo Symphony League Young Artist’s Competition, winner of the Northwest District Ohio State Buckeye Audition, and second place winner of the Bluffton Young Artist’s Competition. As Winner of the Toledo Symphony League Competition, he performed the Lalo Cello Concerto with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. In college, he attended Harvard University and majored in biochemical sciences. After graduating, he decided to choose a musical career path over dentistry and has earned a Masters of Music degree and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Piano Performance at the Longy School of Music in Boston studying with Ludmilla Lifson. He was the only soloist to win the school’s Honor’s Competition in 2011. Other piano teachers he has studied with include Roberto Poli, Lydia Frumkin, and Norman Krieger. He has played in masterclasses for Sergei Schepkin, Randy Hodgkinson, Ann Schein, and Peter Serkin. His cello professor at the conservatory was Terry King, a protégé of Gregor Piatigorsky. He also participated in the Brevard Summer Music Festival for two summers. He has been asked to judge local student competitions numerous times, and is also a conscientious teacher. He is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and local music teacher associations, and his students have earned superiors ratings on the Guild Audition and have performed with great success at the NVMTA festivals.

Richard is also a mobile app developer and web developer. He is the founder of Nigiri Studios, LLC, a mobile app company, and has released three apps for iOS, two of which are use for train musicianship skills. He is also a co-founder of biideal.com, a Taiwanese e-commerce platform.

About First Friday Dupont: Enter the heart of DC’s art scene the first Friday of every month from 6-8 pm. Participating galleries and museums will host special programming and exhibitions. To see a list of participating sites, please visit http://www.firstfridaydupont.org/


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