Cellist to Perform at Mount Union College

April 01, 2010

Pablo Mahave-Veglia will present a recital on Tuesday, January 16 at 8 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall at Mount Union College. The baroque cellist will play selections from Johann Sebastian Bach including Suite No.1 in G Major, Suite No. 2 in D Minor and Suite No. 3 in C Major.


Mahave-Veglia has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in his native Chile, in addition to Colombia, Costa Rica and Malaysia. In the United States, he has performed with the Evansville Philharmonic Symphony, Southern Illinois University Symphony, Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and Wood County Symphony among others.

Recent chamber music appearances include concerts at Northern Illinois University, Texas Tech University and the Mammoth Lakes Chamber Music Festival in California, as well as guest recitals at Western Illinois University, Oklahoma State University and the Dame Myra Hess Recital Series in Chicago, the Renee Weiler Hall in New York City, the American Church in Paris and the Elvehem Museum in Wisconsin.

Additionally he has also attended music festivals in Canada, Japan, Israel and Germany

As a baroque cellist he often performs with Chicago's Ars Antigua and has also appeared with L' Ensemble Portique, the Kingsbury Ensemble, the St. Louis Early Music Festival and the Ars Femina Ensemble.

Mahave-Veglia's most recent recordings include Dualidad, a CD of Contemporary Chilean music for cello solo, as well as a CD of new trios for clarinet, cello and piano. Both are released by the Eroica label.

An alumnus of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Mahave-Veglia holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A former faculty member at the University of Evansville, St. Cloud State University and the Eastern Music Festival, Mahave-Veglia is currently a professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan and during the summers teaches at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina.

Mahave-Vegliacounts among his musical influences his mother, the noted piano pedagogue Mercedes Veglia, as well as artists Arnaldo Fuentes, Steven Doane, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Janos Starker and Uri Vardi.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Mount Union College Department of Music at (330) 823-2180.

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