Why hire The Kelsh Trio?
The Kelsh Trio musicians offer flute, violin and cello as trios, duos, and soloists. If you're looking for an elegant and classic sound to create the perfect mood for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, party, corporate function or any special occasion in New England, we are the perfect choice with repertoire from classical favorites to popular music styles.
Christina Kelsh, Flutist - M.M. Bowling Green State University, M.Ed. University of New Hampshire, B.A. Messiah College. Ms. Kelsh has performed as an orchestral musician, chamber musician and solo recitalist in the United States, New Zealand and Canada. She has continued to maintain an active performance and teaching schedule since returning to the U.S. in 2004. Of particular interest to her is the performance of new musical works. In addition to performing as a soloist and as a member of the Kelsh Trio, she is the music teacher at Westford School in Westford, VT.
Mary Lidman, Violinist - B.M. Boston University School of Music. Ms. Lidman studied under the internationally esteemed violinist and teacher Roman Totenberg. She performs violin as an orchestral musician frequently with many of the area's professional orchestras including the Nashua Symphony, Granite State Symphony, Granite State Opera, Palace Festival Orchestra, Northeast Symphony, Monadnock Chorus, and the Great Waters Music Festival Orchestra. She also freelances as a chamber performer and soloist, and enjoys a busy schedule as a private violin instructor. She is currently on the faculty of the Community Music School of Nashua, NH and the Lidman Music Studio.
Gary Hodges, Cellist - B.M., M.A. University of New Hampshire. Mr. Hodges is principal cellist in the New Hampshire Philharmonic. He is also a member of the Philharmonic Chamber Players and the Artful Noise String Quartet. His teachers have included Sato Knudsen, Andres Diaz, and David Wells. In addition to the cello, he plays the viola da gamba in the Woodman Consort of Viols, an early music ensemble. Mr. Hodges teaches strings at the Pine Hill Waldorf School in Wilton, NH and is involved with several programs including the Maine ASTA String Academy, Summer Youth Music School at UNH and Timberlane High School. He also directs the Phillips Exeter Summer School Orchestra.
Mary Lidman: Violinist, Coordinator
Gary Hodges: Cellist
Christina Kelsh: Flutist
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Anniversary Party, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Church Service, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Holiday Party, Private Party, Restaurant, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Cocktail Hour, Wedding Reception
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