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Marly Music Series: Water Music featuring The Dan Kalosky Quartet

In collaboration with The Nature of Art, the MFA proudly presents The Dan Kalosky Quartet, featuring “Water Music” in an enchanting musical performance. Join us for an afternoon where the transformative power of visual art meets the emotive language of music. The quartet, led by the talented Dan Kalosky, will weave a melodic tapestry inspired by the themes and emotions evoked by the exhibition.

 Their program will include:

George Frederick Handel, “Water Music,”(approximately 40 minutes)

George Frederick Handel, “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba,” (approximately 10 minutes)


Antonio Vivaldi, “Winter,” (approximately 10 minutes)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ein kliene Nachtmusik, (approximately 20 minutes)

Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandonburgh Concerto No. 3 (approximately 15 minutes)

Dmitri Shostakovich, “Waltz No. 2,” (approximately 5 minutes)


Tickets include general museum admission.

$15 for MFA Members

$30 for Not-Yet Members

A working professional musician since he was twelve years old, Dan Kalosky spent much of his life touring the world, playing in orchestras and Broadway productions on cruise ships. Dan played in Las Vegas for a few years, doing the shows at the Sahara, Nevada Palace, and Circus Circus. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music performance from Youngstown State University. Most recently, he received his Certified Music Practitioner degree and is on the staff of music practitioners at St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Tampa, Florida, and also an artist in residence at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan plays with the Tampa Bay Symphony, Ocala Symphony, St. Pete Opera, Florida Lyric Opera, and Idlewild Orchestra. He also plays in the pit orchestras at several theaters in the Tampa-St. Pete area, Eight O’clock Theatre, and American Stage, to name a few. He is also very active in the jazz scene and can be seen playing in local restaurants, mostly with the popular “Dan & Wayne Duo.”

Valeria Frege – Violin II

Native of Cochabamba, Bolivia, Valeria has performed with many orchestras and chamber music ensembles in Cochabamba, La Paz, Sucre, Oruro and Santa Cruz (Bolivia); in Holguin, Moa and Baracoa (Cuba); Iquique (Chile); as well as in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut and Vermont (United States) and Piobicco (Italy). Valeria has recorded for multiple albums by artists such as Raul Ybarnegaray (Bolivia), Analia Abat (Argentina) and Jordan and Heather Richmond (United States). She has performed with artists such as Frankie Valli, The Hanson Brothers, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Sara Brightman, Il Volo, and more. Valeria’s teaching career began as a private instructor and orchestra conductor at the Cochabamba Symphony Foundation, at age 19. She also taught violin lessons at her alma matter, Eduardo Laredo Institute for 3 years before relocating to Tampa in 2012.

Jesse Munoz – Violin

Jesse the concertmaster of the Tampa Bay Symphony. He is an active performer in the Southwest Florida area and can often be seen playing with The Florida Orchestra, St. Petersburg Opera Company, Sarasota Orchestra, and Southwest Florida Symphony. He performed as a section member of The Florida Orchestra on a one-year appointment for the 2022-2023 season. Jesse holds an M.M. and D.M.A. in violin performance from the University of Maryland-College Park, where he was a student of David Salness. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with dual undergraduate degrees in Music and Film Studies. Prior to moving to Florida, Jesse was a section member of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra in Evansville, Indiana. Outside of his demanding performing life Jesse works in the music department at St. Boniface Episcopal Church on Siesta Key, marketing and curating a seasonal concert series and coordinating A/V tech for services. Originally from Long Island, NY he is an avid Yankees fan and a critic of all varieties of New York style pizza.

Lauren Collier – Viola

Lauren Collier is Principal Viola of the Tampa Bay Symphony and regularly performs with the St. Petersburg Opera Company and L’Isteso Quartet. She has a master’s degree in music from the University of Virginia and teaches private music lessons on violin, viola, and piano. In addition, Lauren has a culinary degree and has been a cheese specialist for many years. She is an active online creator as “Your Cheese Concierge” and does marketing for the Daphne Zepos Teaching Endowment.

Event Details

December 10, 2023

2–4:30 pm

Marly Room: Museum of Fine Arts

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