Anna Cromwell to give music recital

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

The Doudna Fine Arts Center will host Chamber music recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Recital hall. The concert is free, open to the public and will feature Anna Cromwell, an assistant professor of violin and viola at Eastern.

Joining Cromwell during the performance on Thursday will be cellist Mira Frisch and violist Lisa Nelson

Some of the pieces Cromwell and the guests musicians will be performing during the concert includes “Trio No.1 in G Major” by Haydn and Ernst Dohnanyi’s Serenade in C Major.”

Cromwell has taught violin and viola at Eastern since 2009 and is regarded as a dedicated teacher and musician.

According to her faculty profile, Cromwell has been a faculty member at Western Kentucky University, Minnesota State University, Bravo! Summer String and Keyboard institute, and Tennessee Valley Music Festival.

Apart form being a teacher and a musician, Cromwell is also a lecturer, giving numerous presentations at both state and national conferences. In Spring 2014, Cromwell gave presentations at the Music Teachers National Association, the String Teachers Association National Conference, and the Illinois Music Educators State Conference.

Some of Cromwell’s articles about music have been featured in the North Carolina American String Teachers Association online journal and in the Illinois American String Teachers Association journal.

Cromwell was also the co-author on the article titled “Strings: Ideal Secondary Instruments for College Pianst,” appearing in “American Music Teacher”, a magazine published by the Music Teacher National Assoication.

Cromwell also has performed with Frisch, performing in Duo XXI on “Quest: New Music for Violin and Cello,” which was released back in 2010.

Cromwell, along with both Nelson and Frisch, will all be performing during the concert on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The concert in free and open to the public, and students and Charleston resident are encouraged to attend the event.


Anna Cromwell could not be reached for comment.

Luis Martinez can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected]