Volta Piano Trio
Sunday, October 4 at 1:00 PM PST
Live-streamed from Canyon Wren Recital Hall

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Piano Trio No. 44 in E major, Hob. XV/28                                                                                          Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Allegro moderato
Finale: Allegro


Excursion for violin, cello, and piano (1989)                                                                         Zenobia Powell Perry (1908-2004)


Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, op. 66                                                                                               Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Allegro energico e con fuoco
Andante espressivo
Scherzo: Molto allegro quasi presto
Finale: Allegro appassionato


Jennifer Caine Provine, violin

Sally Singer Tuttle, cello

Oksana Ejokina, piano

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Oksana Ejokina, piano

Russian-born pianist Oksana Ejokina appears frequently as guest recitalist and chamber musician on concert series across the United States and abroad. She has soloed with the Seattle Symphony, Symphony Tacoma, and St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, among others. Two of her long-term collaborations are with pianist Christina Dahl and Volta Piano Trio, whose recordings for the Con Brio label received accolades in international music magazines such as The Strad, Gramophone and American Record Guide. A sought-after teacher, Ejokina is Chair of Piano Studies and Associate Professor of Music at Pacific Lutheran University. She has been associated with the Icicle Creek Center for the Arts for nearly two decades, developing and directing classical music programs.

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Jennifer Caine Provine, violin

Jennifer Caine Provine, violinist, was a first prize winner of the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Competition and recipient of several awards and grants including the Royal College of Music’s Isolde Menges Prize for solo Bach, Oxford University’s Polonsky Foundation Grant and Joan Conway Scholarship in Performance, Harvard University’s John Knowles Paine Traveling Fellowship, and the Frank Huntington Beebe Grant for Musicians. She has concertized throughout the U.S. and Europe in venues including the Phillips Collection, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and the Glinka Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, where she performed Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic. Jennifer is Associate Concertmaster of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra and violinist of the Volta Piano Trio (formerly Icicle Creek Piano Trio), with whom she has performed extensively throughout the Northwest and abroad, been heard on national radio stations, and recorded two discs on the Con Brio label to critical acclaim. As assistant director and resident violinist at the Icicle Creek Music Center from 2007-2010, she performed on the Canyon Wren Series and coached for and directed educational programs. Jennifer regularly appears on several Northwest chamber music series, including the Second City Chamber Series, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival, and the Icicle Creek International Chamber Music Festival, and performs frequently with the Seattle Symphony. She has also written freelance reviews for Strings Magazine’s In Print column. Jennifer is a graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Slavic Languages and Literatures, and holds Masters Degrees from the Royal College of Music and Oxford University.

Sally Singer Tuttle

Sally Singer Tuttle, cello

Sally Singer Tuttle
Cellist Sally Singer Tuttle, born in the UK, has given numerous performances of solo and chamber works in Europe and throughout the United States. She has performed as a soloist with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, Russia (Beethoven’s Triple Concerto), the Pleven Philharmonic, Bulgaria, the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, New York, the Danbury Symphony, Connecticut and the Washington-Idaho Symphony Orchestra, amongst others. Sally has toured in Britain, Italy, France and Austria, and chamber performance highlights include the Tanglewood Music Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alice Tully Hall, first prize in the John Ireland Chamber Music Competition, British National Television appearances and the Governor’s Mansion, WA. A former member of the Vovka Ashkenazy Piano Trio, Sally has enjoyed performing chamber music with leading artists Ian Swensen, Nathaniel Rosen, Steven Doane, Anthony Elliott and Rachel Barton Pine. World premier performances include the works of composers Laura Kaminsky, Wayne Horvitz, Bern Herbolsheimer, Thomas Flaherty and Marilyn Shrude.

Dr. Singer Tuttle is currently a faculty member at Whitman College, WA. She has given masterclasses in America, the UK and Australia and has judged young artist competitions throughout the States. She plays an English cello made by Samuel Bernard Fendt, 1835.