Cellist Steve Witkin will give a concert titled “Bach to Beatrice: Beautiful Music for Cello and Piano” on Saturday, May 8, at 3 p.m. in Colby College’s Given Auditorium in the Bixler Art and Music Center. Witkin will be accompanied by Cheryl Tschanz, adjunct associate professor of music at Colby. The concert will feature music composed by J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Samuel Barber and Beatrice Witkin. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Witkin is a local musician who is currently principal cellist with the Colby Symphony Orchestra. Tschanz, who made her major orchestral debut with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra at the age of 11, has performed throughout the United States, Canada, France, Italy and Finland. She also has performed in New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Recital Hall.

For more information on musical events at Colby College contact Diane Kadyk at 207-872-3236.