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Arnie Tanimoto and Friends


Christ & Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church‎
122 West 69th Street New York
United States
Saturday, May 25, 2019

A Ticker Tape Recital

Celebrating Arnie Tanimoto’s first prize win at the 7th International Bach-Abel Viola da Gamba Competition

Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba

Lucine Musaelian, viola da gamba

Parker Ramsay, baroque harp

John Walthausen, harpsichord

Time:              7:30 pm

Tickets:           $20 (general) at the door


First prize-winner at the 7th International Bach-Abel Viola da Gamba Competition, Arnie Tanimoto, will present works by two of the most beloved viola da gamba virtuosi of the turn of the 18th century. Marin Marais and Johann Schenck published highly influential collections of viol music imparted with their unique voices on the instrument, as well as a sensitivity to stylistic influences from Italy, England, and France. Please join Arnie as he celebrates his success with Lucine Musaelian, viola da gamba; Parker Ramsay, baroque harp; and John Walthausen, harpsichord.

About the Artist:

Gold medalist of the 7th International Bach-Abel Competition, Arnie Tanimoto is equally at home on the viola da gamba and baroque cello. He was the first-ever viola da gamba major at The Juilliard School, where he soloed on both instruments. Described by The New York Times as a “fine instrumental soloist” Arnie performs in venues across the United States, Europe, and Japan. The recipient of a 2017 Frank Huntington Beebe Fund Fellowship he has also performed and recorded with Barthold Kuijken, the Boston Early Music Festival Ensemble, and the Smithsonian Consort of Viols. As a teacher, Arnie serves on faculty at the Mountainside Baroque Summer Academy as well as maintaining a private studio. He holds degrees and certificates from Oberlin Conservatory, Eastman Schoolof Music, The Juilliard School, and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.