Monday, February 19, 2007

Russo String Bass Quartet performed at Mensch Memorial

On Monday evening, January 29, 2007 Joe's bass quartet arrangement of his a capella motet "Psalm 23" (The Lord is My Shepherd) was performed at the Homer Mensch Memorial Concert at The Juilliard School. Joe and Eric Harris were two of the four bassists performing the new work. This Homer Mensch Memorial Concert was organized by bassist Kurt Muroki and included many of Mr. Mensch's students both performing and in the audience. Juilliard President Joseph Polisi spoke about his personal friendship with both Connie and Homer Mensch.