BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR THE ALLIANCE STRING QUARTET

The Alliance String Quartet has been together since 1998, and was formed from members of The Alliance and Akron Symphony Orchestras. The members enjoy playing for weddings, parties, dinners, and many different events, and concerts strictly for listening pleasure ... Such concerts have been in Zoar on a yearly basis since 2005,in a North Canton Church on Valentines Day, 2010, and St. Michaels Church, Canton, 2012 ... The group will travel for these concerts or wherever they are requested to play throughout the entire state of Ohio and beyond if necessary.

The quartet members are very active in many symphony orchestras, such as Akron, Wheeling, Tuscarawas Philharmonic, Wooster Symphony, in addition to The Alliance Symphony.

Bohdan Subchak. 1st violinist and leader of the group, is on the teaching staff of Mount Union College, serves as concertmaster of The Alliance Symphony Orchestra, was acting concertmaster for The Tuscarawas Philharmonic in 2007/2008, plus does much freelance performing, where he is a player in high demand throughout the state of Ohio .. He has soloed with The Tuscarawas Philharmonic in 2007 and 2008, playing The Bruch Violin Concerto, and the Saint Saens Violin Concerto.

Georgene Recchio, 2nd violinist, and coordinator of the group, teaches for Gulia Music, and is a leader of a string group which plays for area churches of many denominations. She also serves as principal second violin in The Alliance Symphony,.assistant concertmaster of The Canton Comic Opera Orchestra, and plays 1 st violin in the Tuscarawas Philharmonic and Wooster Symphony Orchestra.,In addition, will do freelance work, wherever needed ..

Janet Slusser, Violist and sub violinist, , is the retired teacher of strings for The Alliance City Schools" and assists with the string group in Canton which provides music for area churches. She performs in The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra., Canton Comic Orchestra, and offers her services as a freelance performer where needed.

Jim Benson, Violoncellist, holds a masters degree in cello performance and is a regular member of The Akron Symphony Orchestra and Divertimento String Quartet. He also does much freelance performing,, and is a systems librarian in The Youngstown State University Library. .. Crystal Sabik, Sub-violoncellist, is the current teacher of strings for The Alliance City Schools, and holds a masters degree in music education .. She is a regular performer in the cello section of The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra, does freelance work when needed, and assists with the string program which plays for area churches of many denominations.

The group operates by contract only, with a deposit being asked for to secure the date they are expected to perform .. Music selections can be chosen from a 18 page listing of both classical and light music, which includes jazz, show tunes, ethnic pieces, and current radio pop music with the exception of rap and hard metal rock. etc.

If references are required, please contact:
Nancy Lamia:


email: nancylamia@gmail.com
Brian Valot: cell:1-330-204-0495
home: 1-330-343-2074
email: bvalot@atwoodlakeboats.com
Hans Fischer: home: 1-330-343-2074
cell: 1-330-204-3143
email: hansfischer@hotmail.com

If any further information is needed about the group,
please contact the quartet coordinator:
Georgene Recchio

email: fgrecchio@neo.rr.com
or phone: 1-330-477-6940