Leo Brown ’11, violin

Leo Brown ’11, violin, from Williams College will perform a Sophomore Recital on Thursday, April 23, at 4 pm in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus. This free event is open to the public.

Accompanying Brown will be Scott Smedinghoof ’09 on the piano and harpsichord. Works featured in this recital are Bach’s Partita No. 3 in E Major, Corelli’s Violin Sonata in E Minor, Mozart’s Sonata in B-Flat Major, and Ernest Bloch’s Nigun. Also featured is Topography 1, 2, 3 by Williams College student Brian Simalchik ’10.

Leo Brown ’11 of Niskayuna, New York has played the violin since he was five years old. He performs with the Student Symphony as a violinist and conductor, as well as Williams Symphonic Winds and Berkshire Symphony as a violinist. Leo is a student of Joanna Kurkowicz and has studied with Betty Jean Hagen, Michael Emery, Christopher Neubert, and Barbara Lapidus. Leo’s current life plan is to pursue knowledge, achieve balance, appreciate family and friends, and keep things in perspective.