Twin violinists will perform at Appalachian 26/11/1950
Twin Violinists Will Perform At Appalachian BOONE The lyceum series at Appalachian State Teachers College will present Gerald and Wilfred Beal, duo-violinists, duo-violinists, duo-violinists, in concert in the college auditorium Thursday at! 8 p. Gerald and Wilfred Beal are identical twin brothers, born in the United States in 1932. They comej from an unusual famUy of musicians musicians whose principal interests are in the stringed instruments. The twins father is a viola player and their mother is a 'ceuo piayer. in-twins in-twins in-twins have played the violin since they were seven years old. Since the age of 12, tne twins have been the pupils of the celebrated celebrated violin teacher. Ivan Gala- Gala- mian during the winter monins in Julliard School of Music in isew York City and, during tne summer months, in Professor Gaiamians Music School in Meadowmount, wew York. At Julliard they are also pu-r.iic pu-r.iic pu-r.iic f Kmil Hauser. founder and original leader of the Budapest Quartet, with whom tney nave Deen studying quartet and ensemble playing. playing. These twin violinists have been concertizing widely during the past four TTPars Thev have aDDeared as soloists with the Buffalo Philhar monic Orchestra, the Yonkers Philharmonic, Philharmonic, and others. Rnhuslav Martinu. the world-fam world-fam world-fam ous contemporary composer now living living in New York City, heard them play and wrote and dedicated to them his latest work the Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra tVio nmrM nrpmipre of which will be played by the Beal twins when they appear as soloists wnn me uauas Symphony Orchestra under the baton baton of Walter Hendl in Dallas iTex., January 14.