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This season's performances include concerts with the following ensembles


Cordancia was formed in 2009 by violinist Pia Liptak and oboist Kathleen Suher who have both been members of the University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Kathleen as the principal oboist and Pia as the concertmaster. 

Cordancia is a chamber music ensemble based in Rochester, NY. The ensemble's programs blend eclectic, vibrant music with traditional classic repertoire. Cordancia is a versatile ensemble.


The members of Cordancia are brought together from many areas of the Rochester community, including. The players are professional performers, music teachers, college students, and musicians whose primary occupations are in other fields of work.


Cordancia's season includes chamber orchestra concerts, chamber music performances, and school presentations in collaborations with schools in the Rochester are.


The ensemble currently works with conductors Rachel Lauber, conductor, and has collaborated with a number of choirs, guest soloists and narrators.

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The Liptak-Chang Duo will be part of a Spotlight on Faculty concert at the Hochstein School in March 2020. 

Performers include: Joanna Bassett, flute; Yi-Wen Chang, piano; Joseph Werner, piano; Richard Felice, percussion; Pia Liptak, violin; Kathleen Murphy Kemp, cello; and Michael Griffin, bass.


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