ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Library will present a solo violin recital by Joel DeWitt at the library at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20. DeWitt’s program includes the Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach, the Sonata for Solo Violin, Op.115 by Sergey Prokofiev, and the Sonata for Solo Violin (1944) by Bela Bartok.
Violinist Joel DeWitt studied with Carroll Glenn at the Eastman School, and with Ivan Galamian at the Juilliard School. He received a fellowship with the Aspen Music Festival. He has performed as a freelance musician in New York; and as a member of Columbus Symphony, Virginia Opera Association, New Jersey New Philharmonic, and Metro Lyric Opera. He has given many recitals, and performs frequently at services for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County and at Unity by the Shore in Neptune. Mr. DeWitt is a trustee of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council and the violinist in the Corialis piano trio. The program is free to the public. Registration is suggested. Additional information is available by calling the library at 732-291-1956.