Travels - Violinist


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Travels - Violinist
Dr. Sarch on Performing
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Kenneth Sarch has presented recitals throughout the United States and internationally in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Canada. In May of 2011, Kenneth Sarch was invited to perform in recital at the Saint Malo International Music Festival in Panama. He premiered the Garay Violin Sonata (1901) and also played the Beethoven Kreutzer Sonata. His imaginative and diverse programming has captured the public around the world. Some of the Sarch Program Themes are: “Gypsy and Jazz”, “Dances Around The World”, “Music Commemorating the Lewis & Clark Expedition”, “ American Music”, "The Violinist as Composer," and “Music by Women Composers”. 

Some of Dr. Sarch's musical travels include the following:   

In January 2010, Dr. Sarch was invited by the Panama Asociacion Nacional de Conciertos as Guest Conductor of the 25th Anniversary Festival of the Panama National Youth Orchestra Campimento. He will return as Guest Conductor in 2011 and 2012. In the summer of 2005, Dr. Sarch was invited by the U.S. Embassy in Panama to perform recitals, present Master Classes and work with string students in Panama City. He also presented a series of Master Classes in Panama City during June 2008.

While in Bolivia in 2004, on one of his Fulbright scholarships, Dr. Sarch's violin recitals and orchestra presentations were received with standing ovations and were nationally televised. He also made front page headlines by forming the first ever symphony orchestra for the city of Santa Cruz, the Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil de Santa Cruz

Dr. Sarch traveled to Cuba in December 2002 as an invited member of a delegation of string teachers sponsored by People- to-People Ambassador Program. The delegation met with Cuban music teachers, players and conductors, observed music programs from public school through university levels, and toured Havana and Cienfuegos. Dr. Sarch presented two Master Classes for the university students in Havana.

In March 1992, Dr. Sarch went for 6 months  to Belo Horizonte - the third largest city in Brazil - as a Fulbright Scholar and visiting Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais. In this capacity, he performed a number of violin recitals during his stay in Brazil. Dr. Sarch also had a mini-residency at the University in Porto Allegre where he played the Haydn C Major Violin Concerto with orchestra and presented a number of Master Classes.

Dr. Sarch in Panama