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C of I Langroise Trio to teach Sun Valley workshop

The College of Idaho’s Langroise Trio will teach at the 2013 Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Workshops, happening Aug. 3-10, at The Community School and the Sun Valley Pavilion. The 16th annual SVSS Music Workshops feature professionals from major orchestras around the world teaching nearly 200 students from eight states ranging from beginners to young professionals. Instrumentalists include strings, winds, voice, percussion and pianists performing in orchestral, chamber music and solo settings.

The Langroise Trio (www.collegeofidaho.edu/langroisetrio) consists of violinist Geoffrey Trabichoff, violist Dave Johnson and cellist Samuel Smith. The members serve as artists-in-residence and professors of music at the C of I. Smith will conduct the Youth Symphony in Sun Valley, culminating in a 6:30 p.m. concert Aug. 9 at the Pavilion. He also will coach a string chamber music group and teach cello orchestra sectionals and private lessons. Trabichoff, a member of the first violin section in the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, also will coach chamber music and teach private and group lessons in violin technique and orchestra sectionals. Trabichoff has been teaching at the Workshops since their inception and was Assistant Concertmaster of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony for 16 years. Johnson is the artistic director of the Workshops in charge of concert planning, event scheduling and teacher coordination.

Student musicians will perform throughout the week, including 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. concerts Aug. 9 at the Pavilion and 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. shows Aug. 10 at the Opera House. For more information and a full schedule of events and performances, please visit www.svsummersymphony.org. All Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Workshops concerts and events are free and open to the public.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.