Burnham Library offers virtual holiday concert

Flutist Jessi Rosinski.

Flutist Jessi Rosinski.

Burnham Library / Contributed photo

BRIDGEWATER— A virtual concert to benefit the Burnham Library will be held at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12, featuring violinist Jane Chung and flutist Jessi Rosinski.

The duo will perform familiar tunes such as Vivaldi's Winter and Delibes' Flower Duet. Get acquainted also with Romanian Christmas carols and Hungarian New Year's greeting songs (Bartók) and Polish night music (Bacewicz), and concluding traditional carols with Bridgewater's own Jim Moker and Angela Cahill.

Tickets are $25 each and include the concert link and signature to-go cocktail. To register email cfisher@burnhamlibrary.org, payable via check or credit card. For more information visit www.burnhamlibrary.org/

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Chung is a member of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra in New York City and founding member of the Radian String Quartet, with which she performs and teaches each year in California. A dedicated chamber musician, advocate of new music and educator, she has performed across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Chung has also collaborated extensively with choreographers and dance companies, including as resident musician for Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and with choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. She is a graduate of Yale University (B.A., M.M.), and studied music performance in Vienna as a Fulbright grant recipient. As a Bridgewater resident and avid Burnham Library user, she said she is thrilled to be supporting the library and also to be performing with Rosinski, with whom she first collaborated in 2012.

Rosinski grew up in Litchfield County and currently resides in Boston where she performs and teaches. Her work as a musician is dedicated to the performance and promotion of contemporary music and supporting students to create connections between their performance art and the world around them. She has appeared with Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Sound Icon, Ludovico Ensemble, and Callithumpian Consort, has held contemporary performance-based residencies at Harvard University, taught at BUTI/Tanglewood, and the University of Massachusetts and, and currently teaches graduate students in the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at New England Conservatory. She studied flute at New England Conservatory and The Hartt School. She also holds degrees in entrepreneurship and education and is a certified yoga and mindfulness meditation teacher. She is particularly interested in the intersection between artistry and wellbeing.