Music Transforms

Music Transforms, Sunday, May 7, at 4:00 p.m.

2016 - 2017 Season


Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
BEETHOVEN:  String Quartet No. 11,  Op. 95
SCHOENBERG:  Verklärte Nacht
Plus a special performance by students from the Mitchell School


Music Transforms, founded by violinist/violist Joseph Kauffman and cellist Yoni Draiblate in 2013, strives to make a difference in the community, collaborating with world-renowned artists to create a series of concerts of the highest quality and caliber. The proceeds from these concerts are used to provide children at The Mitchell School in Southwest Philadelphia with free music lessons and performance opportunities. 


Past Concerts

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Arcadian Trio
Igor Szwec, violin; Vivian Barton Dozor, Cello; Diana Goldsmith, piano

Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. 
BEETHOVEN:  String Trio, Op. 9
SCHUMANN:  Piano Quartet, Op. 47
Netanel Draiblate, violin; Joseph Kauffman, viola;
Yoni Draiblate, cello; Lura Johnson, piano

October 23, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Bryan Holten, organ
Program included: Suite, op. 5 ~Maurice Duruflé

September 25, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Philos Brass Ensemble
11 Brass Players performing a dvierse mix of repertoire

March 13, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein
J.S. Bach – The Goldberg Variations.

February 28, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor, opus 36 for piano and string quartet
Also includes:Heimat Terra by Giovanni Sollima &Trio for 2 violins and piano by Shostakovich
Joe Kauffman, violin
Yoni Draiblate, cello
Bryan Holten, piano

February 21st 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
“My Music, My Love:” an original play about Brahms.
Violinist Eduard Schmieder as Joseph Joachim
Pianist Svetlana Smolina as Clara Schumann
Temple University Conductor Andreas Delf as Johannes Brahms

November 22nd 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
Works by Bach,Boccherini, Popper, Fitzenhagen, Rossini.

October 18th 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
The Prometheus Chamber Orchestra
Works by Vivaldi, Arensky, Haydn, and Britten.

September 20th 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
A Night of Chamber Music with Branford Marsalis
Works by Busch, Piazzolla, and Jazz Favorites.