Smart bets: Bradley Martin and Justin Bruns

Justin Bruns

The 2014-15 season of the Asheville Chamber Music Series opens with a program by pianist Bradley Martin and violinist Justin Bruns. The two musicians come with impressive resumes — Martin, an associate professor at Western Carolina University’s school of music, has appeared with the Pacific Music Festival in Japan and the Bolshoi Theatre in Russia. Bruns began studying the violin at age 3 and made his solo debut at 9. He’s now the assistant concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and has performed throughout the U.S. and England. Together, the artists will play selections including Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 7, Op. 30 No. 2; and Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 12 No. 1; as well as Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Piano. The concert takes place at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Season tickets are $150, individual tickets are $38. ashevillechambermusic.org. Photo courtesy of Asheville Chamber Music Series

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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