Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Del Sol at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art and more

The Del Sol wraps up our summer activities with “Painting Performance”, in collaboration with new media artist Clive McCarthy, as part of the ZeroOne Festival at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art. We would also like to welcome Hannah Addario-Berry as our new cellist and Juli Weiss to the Del Sol Performing Arts Organization board.

Newsletter contents

1. Del Sol in concert at the San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art:August 12.
2. Introducing our new cellist: Hannah Addario-Berry
3. Introducing our new board member: Juli Weiss


The DSSQ will perform string quartets by George Antheil, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Lou Harrison at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art as part of “ZeroOne San Jose: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge”. This is a project in collaboration with new media artist Clive McCarthy andwill feature live painters and video projection along with the music.

This presentation of the SJICA is free to the public and is happening outdoors at the Institute. Seating is limited, but there will be standing room available.

Saturday, August 12, 2006 at 8:30pm
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
451 South First Street, San Jose, CA


Hannah Addario-Berry performed her first concert with Del Sol officially as our new cellist during the residency at the Walden School in New Hampshire in July.

Hannah succeeds Monica Scott, who supplied the prerequisite bass line over the last four years. We thank Monica and her husband, Dominique, for their hard work and artistic contributions.

Many of you have seen Hannah in performance with us at our recent collaborations with Melody of China, while she was substituting for Monica, who was recovering from a finger injury.

We are currently in residence at the Tahoe Music Festival Academy and Bay Area fans will be able to hear Hannah in her first local concert as the Del Sol cellist this Saturday in San Jose (please see above for details)


Del Sol Performing Arts Organization continues to strengthen its organizational capabilities. In June 2006, we were pleased to welcome Juli Weiss to the DSPAO Board of Directors. Dr. Weiss has extensive development and leadership experience in the non-profit arena. For the past 11 years Dr. Weiss has been a principal at Scientific Solutions in the non-profit and development sector. She has served on the Nueva School Board of Trustees since 1995. Other positions Dr. Weiss has held include Co-Founder, President and Executive Director of California Summer Music, an advanced chamber music program for young musicians ages 12-20; Executive Director of the Pacific Vascular Research Foundation; and Program Officer at the Koret Foundation.

We are excited to have Juli join our Del Sol family and look forward to working with her on future projects and the growth of our organization.

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