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Duo of Kani and Kistler to Perform Gems from the Baroque Period

Bethlehem, Pa., February 2, 2012--Flutist Robin Kani and violinist Linda Louise Kistler will present "A Baroque Recreation: Gems of the Era Played on Period Instruments" on Sunday, February 5, at 4 p.m. in Peter Hall. The duo, both period instrument specialists, will recreate the sounds of a bygone era on Baroque flute and Baroque violin.

Kani is an artist-lecturer in flute at Moravian College. She made her debut at Carnegie Recital Hall after winning the Artists International Chamber Music Award. She has been heard as recitalist and chamber musician in live broadcasts over National Public Radio and in private homes including a recital for Senator John D. Rockefeller. Kani is flute soloist in The Bethlehem Bach Choir recordings of the Mass in b minor and Christmas Oratorio and has appeared as soloist with The Bach Choir of Bethlehem in Philadelphia, Washington and New York City. Kani is principal flutist of the Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra, Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, Allentown Symphony, Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra and has appeared in performance throughout the Eastern United States, Mexico, Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic. This summer she toured England and Scotland with the Bethlehem Bach Choir Festival Orchestra and performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Saratoga, New York.

Kistler, artist -lecturer in violin at Moravian, recently performed J.S Bach with a group in Peter Hall on the Baroque violin in January. She has been a soloist and concert master with the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra and the Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra, and is a frequent guest artist with the Gabriel Chamber Ensemble of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Her teaching engagements have included the Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Performing Arts, Kutztown University, Lehigh University and Cedar Crest College. Kistler currently maintains a private teaching studio, and is on the faculty of Moravian College and Allentown's Community Music School.

Admission for the concert is $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors & students. Peter Hall is located on Moravian College's Priscilla Payne Hurd Campus in historic downtown Bethlehem, Pa. Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College's Web site at www.moravian.edu.