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Glendale Noon Concerts/Violist Alexander Knecht plays BACH

Glendale Noon Concerts/Violist Alexander Knecht plays BACHStreaming on FACEBOOK & YouTube
Glendale Noon Concerts  4/21/21

Alexander Knecht – viola

J.S. Bach:
Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011
Viola da Gamba Sonata no. 2, BWV 1027: Andante

During the Covid-19 "Safer at Home" period, Glendale Noon Concerts will bring our programs to you via streaming on Facebook and YouTube:
The APRIL 21, 2021 program can be viewed at this link beginning at 12:10 pm PT. (VIDEO will be available ongoing)




Alexander Cai Knecht, 29, completed a DMA under full scholarship at USC in 2018, where he studied with Brian Chen. He holds a master's degree from Juilliard, where he studied with Masao Kawasaki, and bachelors' degrees  from La Sierra University, where he studied with Jason Uyeyama.

In 2018, he became a member of the viola section of the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra. Since 2019, he has served as a Teaching Artist for the Caesura Youth Orchestra at Columbus Elementary School in Glendale. In 2019, he founded a free violin class outreach program at the Los Angeles Chinese Seventh-Day Adventist Church. He is a regular participant as a violinist in the liturgical music at St. Joseph the Worker parish in Loma Linda. He has been a mentor teaching strings in the CKC-Music community engagement program in San Bernardino since its founding in 2008, continuing to the present day through Zoom.

This year he was featured in a live performance on AM 870 in Glendale, on the Impassioned Angels program.. Last summer he performed in an online celebration of the violin caprices of Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Grammaté, as part of a celebration of Canada Day hosted by Scott St. John of the Colburn School. He remains an active teacher and performer online.

In past summers he has been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival, the Music Academy of the West, and the Gonggeng Music Festival in Zhejiang Province, China. He comes from a musical family of Chinese, Korean and Caucasian ancestry including three siblings, all of whom play and teach string instruments.

Presenter / Producer: Glendale City Church

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental
Music > Chamber Music

Event Phone: 818-244-7241

Glendale City Church
610 E. California Ave.
Glendale CA 91206

North Hollywood / Burbank / Glendale

Performance Dates: 4/21/2021
Wednesday, 04/21/2021

Performance Times
12:10-12:40pm (video available ongoing)

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