Internationally renowned trio to give campus performance

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Zodiac Trio

KALAMAZOO—The Zodiac Trio, a young ensemble enjoying an international touring schedule, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Dan Jacobson, WMU professor of music. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium at or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

Zodiac Trio

The Zodiac Trio, formed in 2006 at the Manhattan School of Music, consists of members Kliment Krylovskiy, clarinet; Vanessa Mollard, violin; and Riko Higuma, piano. The ensemble has performed throughout Canada, the United States, Japan, many parts of Europe, and most of China’s main cultural metropolises.

The trio has garnered prizes at numerous international chamber music competitions, including the Encore Grant from the American Composers Forum in 2010 to support their collaboration with composer Andrew List.

The Zodiac Trio presents an eclectic repertoire that mixes the contemporary with the traditional. The Feb. 6 program will include works by List, Ofer Ben-Amots, Ned Rorem and Paul Schoenfield.

To learn more about the ensemble, visit

Bullock Music Performance Institute

The Dalton Wed@7:30pm: Live and Interactive! concert series is presented by the WMU School of Music under the auspices of the Bullock Music Performance Institute. Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for local audiences and students of all ages.

For more information about the Wednesday evening concert series, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit