Chatham Baroque to perform music from current MFA in Music Composition student Jonathan Kohrs in Pittsburgh

The recent work of current MFA in Music Composition student Jonathan Kohrs will be performed throughout Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Nov. 18-20 by Chatham Baroque.

Jonathan KohrsJonathan’s piece, “(Triple) Chaconne” was previously performed by Chatham Baroque during the last MFA in Music Composition summer residency in August, when the trio visited campus as part of the program’s visiting ensembles.  

Chatham Baroque will perform Jonathan’s piece as part of the concert series "The Art of the Trio" in three different locations throughout Pittsburgh:

• November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. 

• November 19 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. 

• November 20 at 2:30 p.m. at Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University.

Jonathan says “(Triple) Chaconne” is “a contemporary take on a traditional form.” He thanks faculty member Roger Zahab, director of the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, for advising him for this composition.