Event Recital by Members of the Renowned Rossetti Piano Quartet
Henry Gronnier, violin; Rina Dokshitsky, piano
When Friday, February 6, 2009 - 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Where Trinity Lutheran Church
1340 Eleventh Street,
Manhattan Beach CA
(3 blks east of Sepulveda & 1 blk south of Manhattan Beach Blvd.)
Admission Free, donations appreciated.
Box lunches, with sandwiches made from special-order bakery bread and farmers-market-fresh produce, are available afterwards for $5 to enjoy at the Church with the artists or take back to the office.
Henry Gronnier is a founding member of the internationally renowned Rossetti String Quartet. His early musical studies took place at the Conservatoire in his native town of Saint Quentin, France, where he was awarded the Premier Prix in both piano and violin. He continued his studies with Michèle Auclair, Nell Gotkovsky, and Zino Francescatti. Mr. Gronnier has appeared throughout the world in recitals, including his New York debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and his London debut at Wigmore Hall. Henry Gronnier is a faculty member of the Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles.
Israeli pianist Rina Dokshitsky performs with members of the Rossetti String Quartet as the Rossetti Piano Quartet. She gave her first solo appearance at age of thirteen with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. At age twenty-one Ms. Dokshitsky won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and subsequently made her debut recital at the 92nd Street Y and the Kennedy Center. Ms. Dokshitsky has also collaborated extensively in chamber music ensembles at international music festivals and with renowned musicians. She is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she was a full scholarship student of Russell Sherman. As a student there, she received a Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and a distinguished Artist Diploma.