The unlikely pairing of two child prodigies, Vilmos Olah, a Hungarian born violin virtuoso, and Eric Funk, a Montana born composer, has resulted in a stunning collaboration that pushes the boundary of classical music and our notion of “the possible”. Vili: Concerto for Violin Alone, Op 109 redefines what music can be. Written on two staves, the top line the solo part, and the bottom line the orchestra part, Olah has to perform both parts simultaneously. He is the soloist AND the orchestra.
"I am an idealist but not an idealistic fool."
-- Eric Funk
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Beyond Time, a free public concert incorporating dramatic images of the sun and music representing the human experience was held June 18, 2010 in conjunction with an international gathering of solar scientists at Montana State University. Eric Funk -- a composer, conductor, musician and MSU faculty member -- conducted and performed with a chamber group in the Reynolds Recital Hall on the MSU campus.Read More