The Waverly Chamber Music Series (WCMS) will host the Artaria String Quartet for an in-person chamber music concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 14, in the narthex of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School.
Artaria String Quartet is an award-winning chamber band from the Twin Cities which recently celebrated their 30th anniversary. The members are Ray Shows and Nancy Oliveros on violin, Annalee Wolf on viola and Patricia Ryan on cello.
The quartet has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Chamber Music America and the Minnesota State Arts Board for its performance history in chamber music as well as its dedication to educating the next generation of musicians at local universities. , which includes the creation of the Chamber Music School of Artaria.
Artaria continues to consult throughout the region in public and private places, on radio and on public television. The quartet also conducts the Stringwood Summer Music Festival in Lanesboro, Minnesota, and has five self-produced chamber music albums.