Sujari Britt, who showed her prodigious talent and uncanny devotion to and understanding of music from a very early age, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 12th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. It is free and open to the public, but tickets must be picked up at the theatre or online at peoplesbanktheatre.com.
Sujari began formal study of the cello at age 4, following her study on the violin, and piano. She is pursuing her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at Manhattan School of Music. Sujari is the distinguished recipient of the 2016-17 and 2015−2016 Hans & Klara Bauer Scholarship at Manhattan School of Music, where she is a college senior studying with distinguished pedagogue Marion Feldman. In Fall 2017, Sujari will study at Sibelius Academy, Finland with eminent pedagogue Martti Rousi. In Spring 2016, Sujari was featured in Canada’s Neapolitan Connection Concert Series.
These events have been funded by the Frederica G. Esbenshade Memorial Fund, which provides annual income for the purpose of bringing lectures, performing artists or programs of diverse nature to the campus for public appearances. The endowed fund was established in 1980 by Harry H. Esbenshade, Sr. and Harry H. Esbenshade, Jr., husband and son, respectively, of the late Mrs. Esbenshade of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. All events are free and open to the public.