St. Helen Catholic
Church 1350 W. 6th St.
Cellist Alex Abrams performs at
our concert series for the very first time. He has performed
in a wide variety of ensembles while studying at Whitman
College including various string quartets, several flute
trios. An advocate of new music and aspiring composers, Mr.
Abrams has also performed extensively for composition majors.
H is one of 13 cellists in the Walla Walla Symphony, the
oldest continuously operating symphony west of the
A classically trained cellist, Mr. Abrams seeks to take his
instrument into unknown territory. As a member of the post
rock band "this Patch of Sky", he is one of the few modern
cellists that have chosen to use technology in a unique way to
enhance the colors of this already expressive instrument. He
currently lives in Eugene where he runs a private studio and
gives classical music house concerts with his fiancée Emma
selections include the Suite for Solo Cello #3 in C Major by
J.S. Bach, Third Suite for Solo Cello by Benjamin Britten, and
works by Mark Summer and Gabriel Faure’.
The concert is free, but donations assist the performers.