St. Petersburg, Fla. (December 1, 2016) – The Friends of Main Library present The Dover Street Trio in a program of chamber music and holiday songs at the St. Petersburg Main Library, 3745 Ninth Avenue North, on Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Carol Skey, pianist in the Trio, is also a cellist in the Tampa Bay Symphony. She is from Connecticut and has taught vocal and instrumental music from elementary school through the university level. She coaches and accompanies students and professionals. Julie Tollen, violinist, began playing at the age of five and has played in orchestras in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Japan. She runs an Aikido martial arts studio. Ruth Kern, cellist, was an editor at the New York Daily News. During her 30-year career as a journalist, she also played in the Hoboken Chamber Orchestra and the Jerusalem Chamber Orchestra. The group expanded to five players and became the Dover Street Quintet when they performed at the Dali Museum last year.
The St. Petersburg Library System is pleased to offer this program as a part of its Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Education, Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community.
For more information, call the St. Petersburg Main Library at 727-893-7724.
About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of its diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit www.splibraries.org.
About the Friends of the St. Petersburg Main Library: The Friends of the Main Library have presented cultural and educational programs, free and open to the public, for 50 years. They have sponsored summer youth and family reading projects and have bought supplemental equipment for the library. Membership is open to the public.