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Golden Gate Trio

Golden Gate Trio
Sunday May 24, 2015,   5 p.m.

Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Tickets: $15 General / $12 Seniors & Students
Tickets are also available at the door on the day, if the show is not sold out.


Trio Sonata in G, BWV 530   J.S. Bach

Trio for Violin, viola, cello,  Op. 9 no. 3  Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegro con spirito
Adagio con espressione
Scherzo, Allegro molto e vivace
Finale, Presto


Five Selections for String Trio  Victor Herbert, (arr. Volkert)
I.    Badinage (1895)
II.  “Always Do as People Say You Should”  from “The Fortune Teller” (1898)
III. “Zing! Zing!”  (Italian Street Song) from “Naughty Marietta” (1910)
IV.  “Kiss Me Again”  from “Mlle. Modiste” (1905)
V.    “Czardas” from “The Fortune Teller”  (1898)

About the Artists

SFS-101-Mark_VolkertMark Volkert, violin

Mark Volkert has been a member of the San Francisco Symphony since 1972, and has held the post of Assistant Concertmaster since 1980. A graduate of Stanford University, Mr. Volkert was concertmaster and soloist with the Carmel Bach Festival for many years. As a composer, he has received commissions from many organizations, including the San Francisco Symphony, Marin Symphony, Stanford String Quartet, and Fremont Symphony.


Possible HeadshotSu Buchignani, viola

Su Buchignani has been performing professionally since the age of fifteen. Not a conventional musician, her experience spans several genres, from classical to rock. In addition to performing, Su is active in music arranging and event music design. She is the co-founder of Golden Gate Music.


JanVolkertJan Volkert, cello

Jan Volkert is Principal Cellist with the Marin Symphony and Assistant Principal Cellist of the Fremont Symphony. She was a long time participant in the Carmel Bach Festival, where she met her husband, violinist Mark Volkert. She is currently a member of the Golden Gate Ensemble. Ms. Volkert holds degrees from Dominican College of San Rafael and the Royal College of Music in London.


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