ACOUSTIC CAFFEINE with The Hart Quartet of Colburn School
Bank of America Plaza // 333 S Hope St // West Lobby
Acoustic Caffeine is the perfect musical buzz to compliment your afternoon cup of coffee. This free monthly music series is presented by Arts Brookfield and features live performances from local musicians. Invigorate your day with warm coffee provided by Starbucks and inspiring sounds from students at the Colburn School.
The Hart Quartet — featuring violinists Gallia Kastner and Evan Johanson, violist Chris Rogers-Beadle, and cellist Stephen Perkyns — is a newly formed ensemble comprised of students from the Colburn Conservatory of Music. The quartet is coached by cellist Clive Greensmith, and their other teachers include Robert Lipsett and Paul Coletti. Individually, the musicians of the Hart Quartet have won national and international competitions. They have performed as soloists with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
The Colburn School provides young people who possess a passion for music, dance, and drama access to quality instruction so they may further explore their interests and continue developing their talents. Our renowned faculty, including professional performers from nationally and internationally acclaimed companies, guide you through classes appropriate and catered to your age and skill level. Young beginners in the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts start by mastering the basics and build confidence with each new level of achievement. High school students hone their skills in the Colburn Music or Dance Academies, and college-age students prepare for careers in the performing arts through diploma and degree programs at the Colburn Conservatory of Music. Every year our students and faculty present hundreds of free or affordable performances in our beautiful, professional theaters on campus as well as in prestigious venues around Los Angeles.