The Hot Springs Music Festival, the Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines, and the Hot Springs/Village Symphony Guild are pleased to present 242 Strings in in concert. Join us at the Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines, 275 Asturias Dr, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909, for an afternoon of beautiful music featuring the Dvořák Trio in F Minor and a Tango composed by pianist Scott Carrell.
Scott Carrell joined the Harding faculty in 1998 and teaches piano, music theory, and other courses. He has performed in a variety of settings, from solo and chamber music recitals to concertos, musicals, choral works, and jazz. His international appearances include a 2014 residency in China and performances in France, Germany and Italy. Carrell received degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the DMA from the University of North Texas. A long-time member of Music Teachers National Association, he serves as the division coordinator for the student composition competition.
Micah Donar received her BM and MM degrees in Cello Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Her teachers included Yehuda Hanani, Udi Bar-David, Diane Bucchianeri, and Stephen Feldman. In addition to performing throughout the state in several ensembles, Donar teaches cello at Harding University, the Searcy Community School of Music, and the University of Central Arkansas’s
Community Music Institute. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the viola da gamba, a stringed instrument that was popular during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
Leigh Wing began studying violin at an early age and, as part of a cultural exchange program in Argentina, had the opportunity to perform with the San Juan Symphony Orchestra during her senior year of high school. She attended Brigham Young University on a music scholarship, earning a bachelor’s degree in humanities, and completed post-baccalaureate studies in music at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock as a Stella Boyle Smith Scholar. In addition to operating a home violin studio for many years, Wing has played with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for ten years and the Conway Symphony Orchestra for twelve. She and her husband, Carlton, have four children and one son-in-law.