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BMC Resumes Free 'First Mondays' Concerts


Last updated 1/27/2020 at 2:53pm

Deloise Chagas Lima

Brevard Music Center (BMC), in association with Brevard College in Brevard, has announced the next offering in its popular and free community concert series. On Monday, Feb. 3, at 12:30 p.m., the First Mondays chamber concert returns to the Porter Center at Brevard College featuring three esteemed BMC faculty members - Eric Ohlsson (oboe), Deloise Chagas Lima (piano), and Dilshad Posnock (flute) - in an exquisite program of four masterful chamber works: Telemann's Trio in E minor for Flute, Oboe and Continuo, Cimarosa's Concerto for Oboe and Strings, Dring's Three Piece Suite, and Saint Saëns's Sonata for Oboe and Piano.

"What an inspiring way to start the New Year!" said Brevard Music Center President and CEO Mark Weinstein. "Brevard Music Center faculty represent a distinguished group of musicians from major orchestras, universities and conservatories across the country and around the world. We are delighted to present Eric, Deloise and Dilshad to the hundreds of music-lovers who fill our halls during our popular and free community concert series. Join us as we showcase their artistry and present an unforgettable afternoon of world-class music and entertainment."

For more information, full artist biographies, and directions to all community concert series locations, visit or call (828) 862-2130. All community concert series performances are free.

Ohlsson is the Charles O. DeLaney Professor of Music in Oboe at Florida State University, and was previously assistant professor of oboe and assistant director of the School of Music at the University of South Carolina. His performing positions include those as co-principal Oboist of the Columbus Symphony, and principal positions with the Naples Philharmonic, the Palm Beach Orchestra, and the Tallahassee Symphony. Ohlsson was previously assistant professor of oboe and assistant director at the University of South Carolina. He was appointed to the artist faculty of the Brevard Music Center as principal oboist in 1994.

Dilshad Posnock

A sought-after accompanist and chamber musician, pianist Lima has performed extensively throughout Brazil, Europe and South America with many recognized singers and instrumentalists. She holds degrees from the School of Music and Fine Arts of Parana, the Trinity College of Music, the Royal College of Music, University of Notre Dame, and Florida State University. Lima is currently assistant professor of collaborative piano at Florida State University and principal keyboard of the Tallahassee Symphony.

Originally from Bombay, India, Posnock has appeared in concerts across the U.S., England and India. She serves as principal flute of the South Asian Symphony, piccolo with the Asheville Symphony, and faculty member at Brevard College. She was previously artist lecturer in the Pittsburgh Symphony, and Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet. She holds degrees from the Royal College of Music, London and Carnegie Mellon, where she was a student of Jeanne Baxtresser.


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