A must-see performance by the Broadway-Swider Duo! Artists Jeremy Swider and Krista Broadway Swider are accomplished chamber musicians and highly regarded string teachers in the metro area. Jeremy and Krista met at a string program in Minneapolis in 1999 and have been married for over 15 years.
Fridays in the Valley concerts are hosted at Valley Community Presbyterian Church (3100 Lilac Ave N, Golden Valley, MN 55422).
Fridays in the Valley concerts are free and open to all. There will be a free will offering to benefit Minnesota FoodShare. For more information about this charity, please visit: https://gmcc.org/minnesota-foodshare/
Concert program and livestreaming will be available the day of the concert.
Information about the musicians:
Krista Broadway Swider, violin and viola, has been playing for over 30 years and graduated with a degree in Violin Performance in 2004. Krista performs on both violin and viola around Minneapolis, St Paul, and the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. She enjoys playing primarily for special events with various string quartets, but also concertizes with her husband, Jeremy, and often plays as a church musician for cantatas and masses. She performs in all of the Sonorous Strings Ensembles, and has been managing the group, which she formed, since 2005. Krista loves to teach violin, viola and chamber music and writes string arrangements for Sonorous Strings.
Jeremy Swider, violin, is a prolific performer in the Twin Cities and instructor at the MacPhail Center for Music, where he coordinates chamber music ensembles and has taught violin for 21 years. Jeremy has made appearances at the Fridays in the Valley Concert Series with the Broadway-Swider Duo and has performed multiple times on MacPhail Center for Music’s Spotlight Series. Jeremy is also a regular in the church music scene of the Twin Cities. He can be heard playing with the worship team at Bethel Christian Fellowship and enjoys collaborating with music director David Kozisek at Hamline Church United Methodist in Saint Paul. Jeremy has a Bachelor of Music degree in applied violin and music composition from the University of Houston and a Master of Music degree in violin performance from the University of Minnesota, where he served as one of the concertmasters of the orchestra.