The James Library & Center for the Arts Presents Tenor David Won and Pianist Timothy Steele

Tenor David Won

McGRATHPR.com – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents Tenor David Won and Pianist Timothy Steele in concert on Monday, May 13, 7 pm, 24 West Street, Norwell. The performance is part of the James’ free Mondays at the James series, sponsored by the Cordelia Family Foundation and the South Shore Music Circus.

Tenor David Won is a popular recitalist and concert singer in the Greater Boston area. In April of 2018 he made his debuts to South Korea and Taiwan, in May of 2016 his European debut in recitals in Padova and Venzia Mestre, as well as a Cremona TV1 interview in Italy. He was a featured soloist at the 9/11 memorial service in 2015 at the Massachusetts Statehouse. In 2013 he was a featured soloist in the Great Mass in C Minor by Mozart with Chorus pro Musica and the New England Philharmonic, under the direction of Dr. Betsy Burleigh. Since December of 2014 he has coached regularly with Timothy Steele and has performed more than 50 full recitals.

Timothy Steele is an active vocal coach, collaborative pianist, and conductor, and is currently in his twenty-seventh year on the opera faculty at New England Conservatory. He has conducted for outreach tours with the Boston Lyric Opera (more than 200 performances for school children) and is a former music director for Opera Providence. He has served as conductor/pianist for over 180 operatic productions with 33 companies, including Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera, Central City Opera, and Opera Maine. In workshops and rehearsals, he assisted the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Madame White Snake’s productions in Boston and Taiwan. 

He currently serves as producer of Milton Community Concerts and is the music director/organist at historic First Parish Church in Milton. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Timothy received his Bachelor of Music from Drake University and a Master of Music from the University of Southern California, where he studied collaborative piano with Gwendolyn Koldofsky.

Admission to the Tenor David Won and Pianist Timothy Steele concert is free, donations appreciated. RSVP to jameslibrary@verizon.net to reserve seats. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit jameslibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the James Library & Center for the Arts

Since 1874, The James Library has served the South Shore community as a warm gathering place. Housed in a landmark Victorian in historical Norwell Center, The James is dedicated to serving the community by providing high-quality programs, resources and materials through a concert hall, art gallery and the operation of a free lending library. As an independent, non-profit arts center we foster a mission for the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts for residents of all ages on the South Shore, while preserving the historic character of our home. The James Library is located at 24 West Street, Norwell and is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 to 2 pm. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit www.jameslibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.