Tue, Feb 20|
First Presbyterian Church
Dr. Timothy Mutschlecner, cello; and Tiffany Fung, piano
Join us for the February Lunch Series. We will host 25-minute concerts with guest musicians followed by lunch.
Time & Location
Feb 20, 2024, 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM
First Presbyterian Church, 300 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA
About the event
Join us Tuesdays in February at 12:15 p.m. for 25-minute concerts with guest musicians followed by lunch. Bring your lunch or purchase one for $5. February 20th Lunch Menu: Cream of Broccoli Soup, SweetBerries Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, Montreat Chocolate Pie, Water, and Lemonade.
Well-loved music of Faure, Frescobaldi, Bach, Rachmaninoff, and Schumann
Tim Mutschlecner became the first full-time Suzuki Cello Specialist at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point when he joined the faculty in the Aber Suzuki Center in the fall of 2007. Most recently Tim was at the University of Florida in Gainesville where he taught cello for four years and graduated with a PhD. in Music Education in August 2007. While pursuing his studies at the University of Florida Tim was principal of the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra and an active performer in the community. Previously Dr. Mutschlecner established and directed a Suzuki cello program in Johnson City, Tennessee as well as performing as principal and associate principal cellist in two regional orchestras. Tim received an M.M. in Violoncello and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music and his B.M. in Violoncello from Indiana University in 1983. Tim moved to Stevens Point with his wife Sarah, a Nurse Practitioner, and their three daughters; Audrey, Megan, and Eleanor.
Tiffany Fung performs actively as a solo and collaborative pianist. Her performances have taken her to France, Hong Kong, Italy, and the United States. Tiffany is a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Florida where she teaches Secondary Piano (MVK1111, 1112, 2221, 2222) and Piano for Voice-performance Major (MVK1411).
A native of Hong Kong, Tiffany began her musical journey at the age of seven. She graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University, where she studied piano with Professor Linda Yim, and harpsichord and fortepiano with Dr. David Chung. She earned the degree of Master of Piano Performance and studied with Dr. Alexander Tutunov at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University. Tiffany was a distinguished Evans Family Endowed Scholar. She is now pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance at the University of Florida, where she studies piano under the tutelage of Dr. Jasmin Arakawa.