Brad Ottesen World Tour!

This Wednesday, June 29, 2016, Utah Viola Society President Brad Ottesen will present a recital as part of the 2016 Logan Tabernacle Concert Series. He and pianist Jessica Roderer will present a “world tour” of music, taking the listener to Germany, England, and France, musically speaking, of course!

J.S. Bach, Sonata No. 3 for Viola da Gamba
Hindemith, 1937 Sonata for Viola Solo, First Movement
Vaughan Williams, Romance for Viola and Piano
Enesco, Concertpiece for Viola and Piano

The recital will be at the Logan Tabernacle, Wednesday, June 29 at noon.

Bradley Ottesen, a performer of “warmly rich, opulent tone” (Washington Post) is the violist the internationally acclaimed Fry Street Quartet. He has earned degrees from Northwestern University and the New England Conservatory.  He is an assistant professor of music at Utah State and currently serves as president of the Utah Viola Society.  He has had extensive training and experience and currently also teaches privately.


Jessica Roderer’s performances are “rich in emotion and dramatic passion”, The Deseret Morning News.  She recently graduated with her Master’s and Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano performance from the University of Southern California. She earned her Bachelor’s from Utah State University under the instruction of Gary Amano. She has performed with the Utah Symphony and currently works with Opera by Children in connection with Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre.

Jessica Roderer