Gloria Justen violin recital Saturday February 15th at noon and 2:30pm
Gloria Justen is a composer, violinist and violist who is known for her dynamic, emotionally-charged performances. As a composer, Gloria has released two CDs of original compositions, and her music has been performed in the United States and Europe. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, she has performed and toured as a violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and the Philip Glass Ensemble, and she has performed works by many other contemporary composers as a soloist and chamber musician. She has also been a recording session violinist for pop music stars like Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Erykah Badu and many others. Based in San Francisco, Gloria enjoys collaborating with other musicians, modern dancers, storytellers, poets, and visual artists. gloriajustenmusic.com Violinist and composer Gloria is excited to bring her music into the world of The Tiny Jungle on Saturday, February 15th during the Open House! A longtime orchid enthusiast and nature lover, many of her musical compositions have been inspired by the natural world and by the beauty of gardens. She will perform two 20 minute sets of solo violin and solo viola music, the first set at 12:00 noon and the second set at 2:30pm. There will be chairs set up for you to relax and enjoy listening to the music in this lush green setting. Her compositions draw upon the rich tradition of classical music while exploring the many tone colors and textures possible on stringed instruments. Listeners often say that Gloria’s music takes them on a colorful journey of imagination and emotion.
Please join us at the greenhouse for music on February 15th and check out all the amazing plants at the Tiny Jungle!