Amici Strings Concert – Winter 2020 Music

Winter Concert – Monday, February 24, 2020; Private concert for residents at Shannondell at Valley Forge retirement community. Soloist: Noelle Casella Grand, cello.

Music by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Nicola Porpora, Massenet, Mozart, Gardel, and Piazzolla.

Astor Piazzolla’s “Libertango”, performed as the Finale on FEB 24, 2020
Carlos Gardel – “Por una cabeza”, the first of Three Tangos
Astor Piazzolla – “Oblivion”, the second of Three Tangos. Noelle Casella Grand, Cello

Amici Strings Concert – Spring 2022

AMICI STRINGS INVITATION







Join us for a spring concert to reflect and celebrate!

Spring Concert Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 4pm
Location: Wayne Methodist Church,  210 S. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA

We invite you to join us as we return to the stage for our Spring 2022 concert! We are overjoyed to be playing once again and to share our enthusiasm for these wonderful classical pieces.

– Vivaldi, Concerto for Violin and Cello, B flat Major, RV 547
Soloists: Paul Roby and Noelle Casella Grande
– Dvorak, Nocturne, Op. 40
– Hungarian Suite for Cello and Strings, arr. Gary Fagin
Soloist: Noelle Casella Grande
– Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings

Paul Roby
Concertmaster and Conductor
Noelle Casella Grande
Cello Soloist

Amici Strings Concert – Winter 2020

Winter Concert – Monday, February 24, 2020; Private concert for residents at Shannondell at Valley Forge retirement community. Soloist will be Noelle Casella Grand, cello.

Music by Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Nicola Porpora, Massenet, Mozart, Gardel, and Piazzolla.

Noelle Casella Grand, an American born cellist, is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London where she received a Master of Arts and the accompanying LRAM Teaching Diploma with distinction. Prior to her years at the Academy,
Noelle studied in New York at Sarah Lawrence College and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Noelle enjoys an active career encompassing both performance and teaching throughout Europe and the United States.
Noelle is currently a Director of the Grand School of Music (New Hope, PA), conductor of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County’s Ripieno String Ensemble (Newtown, PA) and a member of the string faculty at the George School (Newtown, PA). Noelle plays on both a Joseph Hill cello, c. 1770 London and a Luis & Clark carbon fibre cello.

Summer 2019 Concert Highlights

We are grateful to share with you the wonderful performance of our soloist Noelle Casella Grand. Noelle is accompanied by her husband Sebastian Grand for the Meditation from “Thais”.

Enjoy select pieces from our Amici Strings summer 2019 concert:

Photo by Greg Grimshaw – all rights reserved
Tchaikovsky – Andante Cantabile
Mozart-Serenade for Strings “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”
Massenet – Meditation from “Thais”
Piazzolla – Libertango
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Porpora – Cello Concerto in G Major
Piazzolla – Oblivion

All video on this page was recorded by Phil Metcalfe – all rights reserved.