Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Alma Nova Duo to perform

Event “Second Sundays At Two” concert series presents
AlmaNova Duo
Flutist Jessica Pierce and Guitarist Almer Imamovic

When Sunday, June 14, 2009 - 2:00 p.m.

Where Rolling Hills United Methodist Church
26438 Crenshaw Blvd.
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
(NE corner of Crenshaw & PV Drive North)

Admission Free, donations appreciated


The innovative Alma Nova Duo has been trained in the classical tradition while exploring other types of music. Alma Nova’s great loveof all musical genres shines through to their audience by way of dynamic performances and engaging stage presence. Alma Nova hastraveled worldwide playing their unique blend of classical repertoire infused with music from the Balkans, Spain, Latin America, and the British Isles.

Flutist Jessica Pierce and guitarist Almer Imamovic began their career in France while studying at the famed École Normale De Musique De Paris. They both continued their studies at the USC Thornton School, where Jessica earned her doctorate under Jim Walker and Almer earned his Master’s under Scott Tennant. Alma Nova Duo performed throughout Europe and the North America including Paris’s Theatre de Naples, the Tijuana International Guitar Festival, the Juan Serrano International Guitar Festival, and the Dom Armije in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

In October 2006, Alma Nova released their first CD recording “Debut” featuring original works by Mr. Imamovic inspired by the sounds and folk melodies of his native Bosnia. Their second CD, “Classic Giuliani” was awarded Critic’s Choice 2008 by the American Record Guide. Their newest release “After Hours” explores the music of Macedonia through thoughtful arrangements and more original compositions by Mr. Imamovic and Ms. Pierce. The CDs will be available for purchase after the concert.

For more information, see www.AlmaNova.us

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