The El Paso Society for Musicians of the Future is proud to present our 2019 annual summer concert entitled "Most Wanted". A concert of music inspired by the best of the spaghetti westerns and the award-winning Red Dead Redemption western-action adventure video game. Featuring Linda Hiort, soprano, and Kristin Yost, piano, and presenting the 2019 Young Musicians Awards.
For more information about the artists, please read below.
Linda Hiort, soprano
Linda Hiort is a Swedish soprano living in north Texas. She received her bachelors degree in vocal performance from Texas Woman's University. During her time at TWU, she won first place in senior women and the James McKinney award for outstanding singing at NATS in 2014, as well as wining several scholarships and awards at her university. She has performed in venues such as the Lincoln Center in New York City, the Meyerson in Dallas, and Teatro Comunale di Calgi in Italy. Her roles include Laurie in The Tender Land, Zerlina and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, the Plaintiff in Trail By Jury, Micaëla in Carmen, and Katherine in Der Widerspänstigen Zähmung. Linda currently teaches voice, piano and violin in the DFW area, and regularly performs in the DFW area, as well as with the Texas Voices choir.
Kristen Yost, pianist
An active performer, author, and teacher, Ms. Yost comes with a nationally recognized name attributed to her published works, conference presentations and level of students. In 2006 Ms. Yost graduated with a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Methodist University studying under internationally renowned pianist, Alfred Mouledous. In that same year she also became a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM), establishing herself as a professional music educator. Her professional highlights include published works in several periodicals across the country including Clavier Companion, The Music Teachers Association of California and The American Music Teacher. Ms. Yost has received awards from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire that include Outstanding Senior in Music Award, the Ada Bors Service Award, Sigma Alpha Iota local and regional awards, the Ruby Sword of Honor, the Sempre Fidelis Award from the United States Marines. She is the founder of The Centre for Musical Minds, a music lesson center to educate and excite the inner musician of students young and old.
Tickets may be purchased at the UTEP Ticket Center or at the door.
$12 General Admission
$8 Senior / Military
For more information about this event and ticket inquiries, please call Board President Lynn Provenzano at (915) 449-0619.