By Malek Sheen on April 22, 2016
This Sunday, April 24, the Trinity Alps Chamber Players will be performing at Pacific Union College. The concert begins at 4 p.m. in the college’s Paulin Hall Auditorium.
The Trinity Alps Chamber Players is a collective of classically trained musicians dedicated to providing access to exceptional chamber music to younger generations through education and outreach performances. Affiliated with the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival, an organization founded in 2011 by pianist Ian Scarfe, the TACP tours across Northern California and has presented over 100 free public concerts and visited dozens of schools for educational outreach performances. The troupe includes violinist Luke Fatora, cellist James Jaffe, and pianist and group founder, Ian Scarfe.
Fatora is a violinist who received his B.M. in violin performance at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and served as the conductor of the Summit Community Orchestra before beginning his master’s degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Jaffe has performed as a cello chamber musician and soloist in venues across the world: music festivals in Italy and Switzerland, appearances in Beijing, and a Canadian quartet tour.
Averaging over 100 performances each year, pianist Scarfe has performed as a soloist, collaborator, and chamber musician throughout the U.S.