California Trio

California Trio (piano)

Chamber Music concert

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4 pm

Coleman Hall

$25 advance, $5 more day of concert; youth 7-17 free with adult


Three Bay Area artists come together to make up the California Trio, with Miles Graber on piano, Robert Howard playing cello and Jeremy Preston playing violin.

Miles Graber
Miles Graber

Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School, where he studied with Anne Hull, Phyllis Kreuter, Hugh Aitken and Louise Behrend. He has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1971, where he has developed a wide reputation as an accompanist and collaborative pianist for instrumentalists and singers. He has performed with numerous solo artists.

A frequent guest on many Bay Area chamber music series, Robert Howard has also made concerto appearances with BARS Orchestra and Stanford Symphony. He has coached at San Francisco Conservatory, Stanford University, San Jose State University, and Sonoma State University. Howard has studied and performed at festivals such as Tanglewood, Spoleto, Verbier, the Accademia Chigiana, and the Sandor Vegh Academy in Prague.

Jeremy Preston joined the San Francisco Opera Orchestra as Principal Second Violin in 2014. Previous to this appointment he was the Associate Concertmaster of the Oakland East Bay Symphony. Before moving to San Francisco in 2012, he was a tenured member of the North Carolina Symphony for seven seasons.

Program Notes

Ludwig Van Beethoven, Trio in D Major, Op. 70 #1 (“Ghost”)

Astor Piazzolla, Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Bedřich Smetana, Trio in G Minor, Op. 15


Tickets are $25 advance, $5 more day of performance;
youth 7-17 admitted free with adult.

For advance purchase, visit Brown Paper Tickets or call them at 1-800-838-3006.
To purchase in person, visit the Gualala Arts Center or Dolphin Gallery in Gualala.