A Journey of String Duo – Baroque Pop

Irie Monte and Crispin Campbell

Wednesday, April 10, 7pm

Hugh’s View

$60 front row, $40, $30 mbrs.

Join us for another evening of beautiful string music. Violinist Irie Monte will be joined with Crispin Campbell on cello for this special rooftop concert featuring your favorite Italian Baroque composers and the music that was influenced by these composers. From Paganini to The Rolling Stones and The Beach Boys, let the sounds of Baroque Pop fill your ears and lift your spirit.

Irie has been playing violin for over 20 years. She was blessed to have an amazing teacher from a young age when she began studying with Setsuko Nagata in New York. Inspired to pursue a career as a music teacher and performer, Irie went on to study music education at New York University. Since graduating from NYU with a Bachelors in Music, Irie has been traveling around the world, teaching, learning and embracing all of life’s experiences. In 2015, her travels brought her to Key West where she fell in love with the beautiful island life and community.

Cellist Crispin Campbell is known as “a musician who defies categories.” From his Michigan home, Crispin has a varied life performing a wide variety of music, from orchestral concerts and chamber music to jazz, bluegrass and Latin music. He taught for many years at Interlochen Arts Academy, where he mentored young cellists from all over the world to begin their own careers. Currently Crispin teaches at the Interlochen Cello Institute in June, the Clazz Music Festival in Tuscany in July, and the Semana de las Cuerdas in Medellin, Colombia in October. He was Visiting Professor of Cello at the University of Miami in 2022. While not performing and teaching, he enjoys traveling, cooking, reading history and spending time with his wife and  family.