Guest Recital: Fred Raimi, cello and Jane Hawkins, piano
7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT January 24, 2015 CST
Free and open to the public.
Fred Raimi joined the Duke University faculty and the Ciompi Quartet in 1974, after graduating from the Juilliard School and receiving a Masters degree from State University of New York-Binghamton, where he performed as a member of the Amici Quartet. He is a member of the Ciompi Quartet and enjoys the opportunity to perform with his wife, Jane Hawkins. Jane has performed often with the Ciompi Quartet and its members, going back to recitals with Giorgio Ciompi in the 1970s.
Raimi began his studies as a youth in Detroit at Cass Technical High School. Among his marks of distinction, he won the International Cello Competition in Portugal and was a participant in Pablo Casals’ final master class. His instrument was made by Vincenzo Ruggieri in Cremona, Italy, in 1691.
Jane Hawkins is a Professor of the Practice of Music for piano at Duke University. She received a Licentiate (LRAM) with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music and an Associate (ARCM) of the Royal College of Music in London. Jane Hawkins has appeared with the Dorian Wind Quintet, the Ciompi String Quartet, the Chicago Symphony Chamber Players, and the American Chamber Players at the Library of Congress. She is Chair of the Duke University Department of Music.