Pandora Mandolin Trio
Joshua Bell, Sarah Bell & Mark Armstrong
The Pandora Mandolin Trio's Josh Bell performs:
|Christmas Song, Op. 13 - Written by Giuseppe Pettine|
|Mazurka-Concerto, Op. 224 - Written by Carlo Munier|
The Pandora Mandolin Trio's Mark Armstrong performs:
Sonatine, Op. 71, No. 1 - Written by Mauro Giuliani
The Pandora Mandolin Trio performs:
Speranza Perdute - Written by A. Morelli
Torna A. Surriento - Written by Ernesto de Curtis & G. B. de Curtis
Funiculi, Funicula - Written by Luigi Denza & Peppino Turco, Arranged by Mark Davis
Tarantella Napoletana - Written by Gioacchino Rossini
Lina - Written by Giuseppe Tarantola
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Joshua Bell, Concertmaster of the Providence Mandolin Orchestra, Director of the
dEsperance Mandolin Ensemble and founder of the Pandora Mandolin Ensemble has played
with the North American Mandolin Ensemble, The American Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra,
the Classical Mandolin Society of America, and the Tacoma Mandoleers of Washington, D.C.
He also performs traditional and not-so-traditional American folk music
Outhouse Shouters. He currently teaches mandolin, mandola and mandocello
at the Wheeler Conservatory and the Music School in Providence.
Sarah Bell is one of the leading young classical mandolinists in America.
Winner of the 2000 Hibbard Perry Scholarship for Mandolin Studies, she
performs with the
American Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, the Providence Mandolin Orchestra,
the Pandora Mandolin Ensemble, and the Outhouse Shouters. In 2004, she completed
an appearance with the Seattle Mandolin Orchestra. Sarah was also recently named
concertmaster of the Noe Valley Plucked String Ensemble in San Francisco.
Guitarist Mark Armstrong anchors the Pandora ensemble.
He has performed with numerous ensembles including featured roles in the
Providence Mandolin Orchestra, Second Shift, Legacy, Midtown Jazz (winners of the 1995 Reader's Poll
in the Providence Phoenix), Mystery and Avenue A, in addition to numerous appearances as a solo guitarist.
Mr. Armstrong studied guitar with Mick Goodrick and Hal Crook and graduated
from the Berklee
School of Music under the tutelage of Jim Kelley, Scott Free and Larry Baione. He has been teaching
in the Providence area for over seventeen years, including the Wheeler Conservatory and Chance to Dance.
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