A special free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be presented on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature concert pianist Anna Savvas (in photo at right) performing works of J.S. Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, and Debussy. The program will last 45 minutes.
Savvas has a bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate of music degree in piano performance. Anna began her professional performing career in New York City. Since relocating to San Diego in 1995, she has performed locally at numerous venues as a soloist and as a member of the Annarocele Quartet and Adelphia Trio.
Savvas has also coached chamber ensembles, judged at competitions, and taught piano, piano literature, and harmony at the University of San Diego, Brooklyn College, Harlem School for the Arts, and the University of Minnesota. Savvas, a past president of the San Diego branch of the Music Teachers Association of California, currently teaches children, as well as adults, to play with proficiency and artistry. Her students have earned top honors in music theory, technique, sight-reading, and repertoire. Savvas lives and teaches in Carmel Valley.
The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For more information call (858) 552-1668.