Dr. Elly Toyoda
Join us on Saturday evening, November 21 at 7PM Central time as we host Dr. Elly Toyoda, a world-class violinist, as she collaborates with colleagues in a dazzling production of music, dance and visual art.
Dr. Elly Toyoda, visiting assistant professor of violin at Gettysburg College will be joined by contemporary composers and artists Martin Bresnick, Cherylyn Lavagnino, Scott Ordway, and Sabina Petra.
The artists and composers will share their insights with you and perform inimitable creations including a world premiere, solo violin works, a piece featuring birds and frogs from Japan and the US, and a collaborative production of music, dance and visual art.
Dr. Elly Toyoda, a native of Osaka, Japan, has performed in major festivals in Asia, Europe, and North America. She holds her Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin Conservatory, her Master’s degree from the Yale School of Music, and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rutgers University. She graduated with the Irene Alm Memorial Prize and the Music Department Award, the school’s highest honors, in recognition of excellence in performance and scholarly research.